Paper Airplane STEM Activity | Google Classroom

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3rd - 5th
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Paper Airplane STEM Challenges is a packet of experiments your students will love! Flying and creating paper airplanes is a fun activity that will engage your students as they collect data and use measurement skills. Includes Google Slides for remote learners.

  • A great literature connection is added as students research the history of airplanes and the Wright Brothers, Amelia Earhart, and Bessie Coleman.

  • These activities can also be used for STEAM Activities, STEM Fun Fridays, Maker Spaces, Tinkering Labs, Summer Programs, or After School Clubs.

✈️This activity is included in my STEM Yearlong Bundle.

Included in this product:

  • 3 Airplane Challenges
  • Classroom Discussion Questions
  • Website Links
  • Teacher Pages/ Standards
  • KWL Chart
  • Survey Question
  • 3 Design Challenges
  • Paper Airplane Contest Page
  • Paper Airplane Awards
  • Wright Brothers Research Banner
  • Airplane Research Page
  • Airplane Writing Paper
  • Airplane Research QR Code
  • Airplane Picture Cards

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Total Pages
40 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 Week
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Describe the relationship between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text, using language that pertains to time, sequence, and cause/effect.
Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.
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