Balsa Flight


Balsa Flight 
Acceptable Materials--
1. Balsa
2.  Glue
3.  Paper

The student is to create a balsa glider that meets the
following expectations:
1. Allowed construction materials: balsa glue,
and tissue paper.
2. Maximum mass for the glider is 50-g.
3. The glider will be launched by hand.
4. The glider should fly as far forward as
possible in a straight line.
5. Each student will be allowed three
launches. The longest flight will be
recorded.
6. The wings of the glider must be at least 15
inches wide.
7. The plane glides at least 25 feet.

Only 1 time to test each class period.


Balsa Flight 
Acceptable Materials--
1. Balsa
2.  Glue
3.  Paper

The student is to create a balsa glider that meets the
following expectations:
1. Allowed construction materials: balsa glue,
and tissue paper.
2. Maximum mass for the glider is 50-g.
3. The glider will be launched by hand.
4. The glider should fly as far forward as
possible in a straight line.
5. Each student will be allowed three
launches. The longest flight will be
recorded.
6. The wings of the glider must be at least 20
inches wide.
7. The plane glides at least 25 feet.

Only 1 time to test each class period.

 


          


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