PAPER should you select to make your airplane fly the farthest?
(1) Compare a piece of copy paper and a piece of construction paper. Which is heavier? Which is stiffer? Which is smoothest? Which folds the easiest?
WRITE DOWN YOUR OBSERVATIONS.
(2) Based on your observations, which paper would be the best selection for your airplane?
Fill in the blanks to make a hypothesis:
"IF I build my airplane from ____(type of paper)____, THEN it will fly far because _____________."
WRITE DOWN YOUR HYPOTHESIS.
(3) What experiment could you perform to prove (or dis-prove) your hypothesis?
Fill in the blanks to describe the experiment you wish to perform.
"I will build an airplane out of ____________ and another airplane out of ________________.
I will fly each airplane ______________ times and measure the distance."
WRITE DOWN YOUR EXPERIMENT.
TURN IN YOUR OBSERVATIONS, HYPOTHESIS, AND EXPERIMENT TO MRS D TO EARN A REWARD! and ask her to help you conduct your experiment!