GRADE 6 Understanding Structures and Flight Paper Airplanes

Paper Airplanes: Grade 6

Understanding Structures and Mechanisms - Flight

Task Description: Using The Greatest Paper Airplanes (Kitty Hawk) Software, or visiting http://www.paperairplanes.co.uk/nickplan.php “Nick’s Airplane” or http:// www.paperairplanes.co.uk/fish.php “Flying Fish” students follow the step by step video and the pictorial directions to create their plane. Students may also choose to freely design their airplane.

Materials:

  • Paper 8.5" X 11" recycled or origami paper (coloured differently on each side)
  • Greatest Paper Airplanes software (see page 2) or use this alternate web site www.paperairplanes.co.uk/nickplan.php “Nicks Airplane”,
  • measuring tape,
  • paper strips 5x15 cm,
  • pencils and paper for recording observations,
  • hula-Hoop,
  • jumbo paper clip,
  • scissors,
  • ruler

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