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Cargo Airplane

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Entry Guide 


Construct an electric airplane to fly with and without cargo. Plane will be tethered to a power pole. Competition event held at GLM Museum’s Education Center. 

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Date TOPIC Links Assignment
3/10 balloon area of a rectanglular prism


3/17 balloon volume of a rectangular prism http://www.videojug.com/film/how-to-find-the-volume-of-a-rectangular-prism  



topic link NOTES
lesson on flight  http://www.scottsasha.com/aviation/plans/aerodynamics.html  
Wright Bros http://www.wright-brothers.org/   
another Wright Bros http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/wright/  good simulations 
great links for flight http://42explore.com/flight.htm   
nasa designing planes http://quest.arc.nasa.gov/aero/background/tools/  
aeronautics site http://wings.avkids.com/   



bernoulli's principle -




this is excellent!

Paul Wiedorn's site !!! 






airplane math 



flight 100 



flight howstuffworks 



LIFT resource 



main link page 



download flight simulator 


big program 238mb


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