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This activity helps demonstrate some of the unbalanced forces, namely gravity and air resistance, that affect us every day. Students should predict why paper airplanes do not stay in the air forever. After testing their paper airplane, they should create a force diagram and answer some questions r
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In this interactive lab students will have to design, build and test their own paper airplanes. Once they have all created their own unique paper airplane they will test them while recording specific physics concepts like time, displacement and the planes overall velocity. My students have always
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Four page lab where students build paper airplanes and test them. Great to show scientific method. Here is an excerpt: In order for their plane to get off the ground the Wright brothers needed to do many experiments using what we know as the scientific method. The scientific method is the way that s
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How does the shape of a paper airplane impact its flight? This lab can serve as an introduction to motion, a lead-in to Bernoulli's Principle, or a reinforcement of the scientific method (independent variable, dependent variable, experimental controls). It’s a fun way to get students engaged in a
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This package includes Measurement task cards with a recording sheet. The questions on the task cards ask the students to measure lines, convert measurements, and which measurements are appropriate to use. This package also contains a paper airplane lab where students practice measuring by crafting
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Students have to use the steps of the scientific method top design an airplane that will travel the furthest distance. They will also test how adding mass (paper clips) affects the flight. This lab includes all directions, handouts, and assessment pieces.
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This lab is used to introduce the scientific method. It includes a lab guide for creating paper airplanes and testing them, a rubric for grading the lab report, and a lab report guide.
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All science teachers need a solid lab to start off the school year. The Paper Airplane Lab is the answer! This lab is perfect for middle school students, as it gives them some freedom to design and test paper airplanes, while following the scientific method. Students work in pairs to research airpla
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My students loved making paper airplanes when they weren't supposed to, so why not turn that fascination into a scientific experiment? This PowerPoint gives day by day instructions for what students should do each step of the way with the scientific method. The experiment can be altered to fit the n
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Students will practice applying the scientific method. They will ask a questions and form a hypothesis for their experiment. Students will create paper airplanes with one manipulated variable. They will identify the independent, dependent, and controls. Students will develop their procedures, test,
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Who doesn't love making paper airplanes? In this activity, students are challenged to design a paper airplane that can fly further than their classmates. This activity takes students through each step of the design process and has them evaluate their plans.
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I give this packet to my teams of students when they are working on the aerospace engineering unit so they can get a better understanding of drag and force etc. Also they love being allowed to make paper airplanes.
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A collection of 4 paper airplane labs. The first three can be used individually or the four can be used as a set. Each lab sheet is blank for the students to fill out but includes a data table and conclusion questions. Provide students with airplane designs, give them the lab sheets and let them go
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This lab can be used as an introduction to the scientific method or as a supplement to a forces and motion unit. This usually takes about 3 days to complete and students investigate the effect of a variable (from 3 to choose from) on the distance that a paper airplane flies. Students work in grou
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Practice collecting data in the classroom with paper airplanes! Kids love to make paper airplanes, so why not use them to practice collecting data and following the steps of the scientific method!
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Teach students experimental design by "doing"! This resource includes two versions of the learning lab: One that saves time and provides extra support and another which increases the rigor and allows for more exploration. This student handout includes detailed instructions for both teachers and stud
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Use this lab to teach Bernoulli's principle as well as to reinforce other principles such as distance and time.
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Paper Airplane Science Activity
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A rudimentary lab meant to assess students' abilities to think scientifically and utilize proper methodology when designing an investigation.
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Students will work through 6 steps of the Scientific Method while completing this lab activity.
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A lab sheet that walks students through the scientific process using a paper airplane activity.
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This set of scientific method activities will get your kids excited about following the steps of the scientific method as they make and test paper airplanes. This resource includes experiment ideas, worksheets, printables, activities, lab note sheets, vocabulary and word wall cards. This interdisc
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If you are ready for a highly engaging STEM project, this is for you! You know kids love to throw paper airplanes so take advantage of that energy with this STEM activity! Students will experiment and use test results to design the ultimate paper plane.Please note: This Activity package is available
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Engineering Challenge: Using one sheet of copy paper, can you make a paper airplane that flies the farthest distance? Materials Needed (per student): one sheet of copy paper tape measure This packet contains all the information you need to make this a great engineering activity in your classroo
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