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TE Activity: Heavy Helicopters

Students study the concepts of weight and drag while making paper helicopters. They measure how adding more weight to the helicopter changes the time for the helicopter to fall to the ground. They apply what they examine to the work of engineers as they collect data for re-designing helicopters.

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5th - 7th
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
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  • Worksheet