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Type of Engineering: Aeronautical 

Goal: help students to design and build a functioning glider that takes flight

Learning Outcomes: students learn the four forces of flight: thrust, lift, resistance, and weight (gravity).  

Grade levels: 5th grade - 8th 


EF Toolbox includes all project materials (excluding wood and/or hot glue guns, or box cutter)


EF Toolbox also comes with: 

  • Build instructions with photos
  • Fact sheet featuring the science behind the project
  • Note to parents 


Balsa Wood Glider STEM Kit

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