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Foam Wing Glider Pack

SKU: W54601
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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.


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


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


Learning Values

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


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

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