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Patrons use engineering design principles to turn a piece of paper into an experimental wing for a new type of aircraft

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Hints for uses in your library Make sure you have space to "test" the wings by tossing them lightly forward, such as a long hallway or outdoor space
Related Links Drag and Aircraft Design Inquiry Activities
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Originating Source NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Image credit: NASA
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The Ring Wing Glider

The Ring Wing Glider

Patrons use engineering design principles to turn a piece of paper into an experimental wing for a new type of aircraft