Flight Test

Planes are slowed by drag from air friction, which also reduces fuel efficiency. In this activity, students compete to design a “spoon plane” that glides down a zipline the fastest.

Activity Details

Activity Type:Hands-On Activities
Discipline:Aerospace, Mechanical
Topic(s):Forces, Space/Transportation
Time:60 minutes or less

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