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FlightPak

SKU: W35633
A Pitsco Exclusive
$120.00 (USD)
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Description

Pitsco’s FlightPak, in conjunction with The Metric Glider book (one included), guides students through principles of flight, glider design, and construction of hand-launched balsa wood gliders that they can fly. They can even compete against each other to see which glider can stay aloft the longest. All materials necessary for students’ designing, prototyping, building, and testing are provided. Includes enough materials for 30 students. Requires a hobby knife and ruler, sold separately.

Details

Type: Multi-Student Project Packs Grades: 6-12

Safety

  • California Proposition 65 Warning:

    WARNING: This product contains one or more chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects, and other reproductive harm.

What You'll Get

  • 60 balsa sheets (1/16" x 3" x 12")
  • 30 balsa sheets (1/8" x 3" x 9")
  • 3/4" masking tape
  • Modeling clay
  • Insta-Cure Plus glue
  • 3" #32 rubber bands
  • The Metric Glider book
  • 10 sheets 120-grit sandpaper
  • 30 sheets chipboard (0.22" x 11" x 17")
  • 30 grid sheets
  • 30 sheets 11" x 17" graph paper
  • 30 sheets drawing paper
  • 10 boxes of T-Pins (35 count)
  • White carton (18" x 13" x 4.75")

Resources

Learning Values

Science
  • Force and motion
  • Center of gravity/pressure
  • Aerodynamics
Technology
  • Construction techniques
  • Materials science
  • Problem-solving
Engineering
  • Modeling
  • Scale and structure
  • Technological design
Math
  • Ratios
  • Surface area
  • Measurements

Specifications

  • Students Served: 30
  • Tools Required: Hobby knife and ruler
  • Assembly Method: Gluing
  • Material: Balsa wood