STEM Engineering Activity Paper Airplanes!

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STEM Challenge: You know kids love to throw paper airplanes! Take advantage of that energy with this STEM activity!

**Please note: This Activity package is available in a money-saving bundle!

The SUPER package contains a complete STEM lesson, using the Engineering Design Process, that will cover four to five class sessions. The focus of the lesson is on creating an aerodynamic paper plane by testing and modifying. Students create a paper airplane and fly it five times- keeping a data table of the measurements. This plane is modified two times and flight data recorded. The data table also has the students determine an average flight distance. After comparing flight distances and modifications students are challenged to build the ultimate paper plane!

You will need materials for this activity: paper, tape, measuring tools, calculators, and a large space for flying planes!

This product specifically includes: Cover Sheet, Table of Contents, Engineering Design Process Poster set, Teacher Overview; 9 pages of Step by Step Procedures using the Engineering Design Process format, Plane folding directions, Vocabulary sheet, Vocabulary Word Wall strips- with and without background color, Lab sheets for use with each step of the design process, Sample Answer Key for lab sheets..

You might also enjoy the perfect companions to this package:
Paper Helicopters
Canister Rockets

Even better this Airplane Activity is available in a money-saving bundle:
STEM Engineering Activity Bundle - Airplanes, Helicopters, and Rockets!

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Also, try this: STEM Product Catalog
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Total Pages
41
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Teaching Duration
4 Days

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STEM Engineering Activity Paper Airplanes!
STEM Engineering Activity Paper Airplanes!
STEM Engineering Activity Paper Airplanes!
STEM Engineering Activity Paper Airplanes!
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