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Foam Plate & Plastic Straw Gliders

Bill Kuhl

I have the article darn near done that I think will make a very good activity in most schools. Materials are easily available and cheap. Only scissors and rulers are needed for tools. It should be safe and fun. The challenge is in adjusting the gliders to get the optimum flight path.

http://www.scienceguy.org/Articles/FoamPlatePlasticStrawGliders.aspx

Bill Kuhl

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I am now experimenting with

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I am now experimenting with adding a propeller to these planes. This plane although not perfectly adjusted yet flies pretty darn good. http://youtu.be/2nIAlc69olA

I have really adjusted this

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I have really adjusted this model plane to fly well: http://youtu.be/ysui-eaktZE

This was a big hit with teachers at Wisconsin Afterschool Conference http://scienceguyorg.blogspot.com/2013/04/wisconsin-afterschool-conferen...

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