Wimpy Radar Antenna

The Diary of a Wimpy Antenna? In the last installment of a six-part series, your class constructs a model of a radio antenna and tests its torque. Pupils use the results to design a better model that resists bending and twisting forces.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Use the investigating questions as a homework assignment
Classroom Considerations
  • Activity requires lots of materials; see materials list
  • Prior preparation is necessary
  • Includes reproducible worksheet with blank tables and graphs
  • Much of the background information is a copy of the previous installment of the series