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Tony Clarke

How to Make a Cup🥤 and Rubber band Helicopter🚁

Grades: 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 2nd Grade
Subjects: STEAM, Science

Student Instructions

How to Make a Cup🥤 an rubber band Helicopter🚁 👀⚒👉Material you may require: Masking tape Scissors Card stock or index cards Plastic propellers 4.5" Craft sticks 3.5x1/8" rubber bands Paperclips paper cups Go to the 🔗's to see the two different ways you could make the helicopter depending on your resources. Of coarse you could have a go at making your own helicopter design. When you are ready to add to seesaw Page # 1 Take a photo of your materials. Label them using label Page #2 Use this page to create a collection of images of your construction progress. Page #3 Use this page to take a few photo 's of your helicopter from different points of view. Page #4 Capture a video of your Helicopter being launched and taking flight. When complete check your final response. 🤔👉Tips and Troubleshooting If the helicopter isn't flying very high, then... Make sure to wind up the rubber bands until it's "double-coiled." Practice releasing the helicopter's propeller a moment before releasing the bottom of the helicopter. See the video for details. The paper cutout may be too small, or not wide enough. Try using a larger cutout.

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ideas borrowed from: https://www.stem-inventions.com/helicopters https://www.youtube.com/@siddharthcreations