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Foam Wing Glider Pack

SKU: W54601
A Pitsco Exclusive
$115.00 (USD)
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Availability: In Stock

Description

Students use this pack with the Pitsco Wing Cutter (sold separately) to make their own gliders! Student-designed wings are cut on the Wing Cutter and then attached to balsa wood fuselages. Rear fin and horizontal stabilizer are also constructed of balsa wood.

Provides enough polystyrene foam and balsa wood to make 25 gliders. Requires a hobby knife, finish, and Foam Wing Cutter, sold separately.

Details

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

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What You'll Get

  • 2 sheets of art decals
  • 13 sheets of sandpaper
  • 25 sheets of graph paper
  • 50 sheets of balsa wood
  • 8 bottles of glue
  • Coated template material
  • Modeling clay

Resources

Learning Values

Science
  • Aerodynamic forces
  • Materials science
  • Newton’s laws
  • Stability
Technology
  • Attributes of design
  • Design processes
  • Historical perspectives
Engineering
  • Problem solving
  • Modeling
  • Technological design
Math
  • Ratios
  • Aerodynamic computations
  • Measuring lengths
  • Symmetry

Specifications

  • Students Served: 25
  • Material: Polystyrene foam, balsa wood
  • Tools and Materials Required: Pitsco Wing Cutter, finish, and hobby knife

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