Glider Project

Explore topics at play in the Glider Plane project before building one for yourself!
Aerospace Engineering
Estimated Length: 
2 hr.


    Rules & Specifications

    1. Balance plane over the center of the wings!
    2. Practice "snapping" wood on spare piece before the real wings!
    3. Throw the plane nice and simply
    4. Optional: Decorate it!


    1. Intro Video

    The intro video explains some background of the project and how it relates to the real world.

    2 min

    2. Academic Video

    We use fun demonstrations to teach about different topics at play in boats such as density, buoyancy, & more!

    3 min

    3. "How To" Video

    Tune into the how to video to find tips, examples, and even obstacles to avoid when designing and building your project.

    3 min

    4. Testing & Evaluating

    In this video, we walk you through just how to test your project once you are all done designing & building!

    3 min

    5. Bonus Video

    Hear the stories of professionals in the field and how they use what we learned this month in their jobs everyday!

    2 min