2planes

Paper Airplane Design Challenge
Design an attractive airplane that returns the best results when tested for accuracy, distance and time aloft.
Team Name: The Flying Unicorns

Design:


Iteration #1

Planecyg1.jpg

Results

Accuracy
Distance
Time Aloft
Trial #1
3.10
3.00
1.5
To calculate the average of each category, add each trial and divide the sum by 3.

Iteration #2


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Accuracy
Distance
Time Aloft
Trial #2
4 ft 1 inch
9 ft
1.19
To calculate the average of each category, add each trial and divide the sum by 3.



Iteration #3

airplane4.jpg

Results

Accuracy
Distance
Time Aloft
Trial #3
1ft 10in.
21 ft.
0.96
To calculate the average of each category, add each trial and divide the sum by 3.

Iteration #4

airplane3.jpg
Time aloft

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accuracy


Results

Accuracy
Distance
Time Aloft
Trial #4
2ft 7in
23ft
0.95
To calculate the average of each category, add each trial and divide the sum by 3.


Reflections

Consider, Discuss & Hypothesize:
  • Describe at least 2 ideas you "borrowed" from other groups. How did these ideas help/improve your plane?
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  • Describe at least 1 idea you tried that FAILed. Why was it a FAILure? How did you overcome that FAILure?
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  • Hypothesize: What specific design elements might make a difference when testing for accuracy, distance and time aloft? Why?
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    • Distance - add
    • Time Aloft - add

Internet Research

Paste links to 2 internet resources & describe an idea you "borrowed" from each.
  1. <insert url here>
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  2. <insert url here>
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Mining the Process:

Please consider & discuss the following with your team. Take notes then record your ideas in Audacity and upload it below.

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  • Team, Design or Technical Challenges
  • Strategies we tried for working through these challenges
  • Wrong Turns
  • New/Remaining Questions