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Kelly Hudson (khudson@steds.org)

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STEM Challenge: Cargo Plane

Challenge Make a paper airplane that can carry the most cargo (quarters) and glide more than ten feet (not be hurled, but actually glide). Materials -Construction Paper - Quarters - Tape - Tape Measure 1. Build a paper airplane. 2. Measure out 10 feet. 3. Test your paper airplane to make sure it will glide 10 feet. Take a photo. 4. Use tape to attach two quarters to the paper airplane. Take a photo. 5. Test your airplane. Take photos. 6. Continue to test until your paper airplane will not glide 10 feet. 7. Click add Bring in your photos. Be sure to include a photo of your airplane with the most quarters (that was successful). 8. mic a summary of this activity. https://kidsactivitiesblog.com/77853/stem-paper-airplane-challenge/

3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, Science, STEAM
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