Week 5

Outline

Overview

Session 1

Questions

What is the role of propellers in flight?

How do propellers work?

Goal

To understand the role of propellers in flight

Activities

Propeller Videos and questions

Make rubber band propellers

Resources

Video

Propeller Materials

Outcomes

Journal Notes

Propeller powered airplanes

Session 2

Questions

How can I design my glider for best flight in distance and airtime?

Goal

To understand the design process

Activities

Design and test gliders

Resources

Propeller Materials

Outcomes

Glider design and test results