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Exp. 3-Plane Sense

• observe and compare the characteristics of model-plane flight
• identify variables that might affect the flight of a model plane
• relate the length of flight to the number of  winds on a rubber band powering a propeller
• design and conduct controlled experiments
• create graphs to look for relationships between variables and the flight of model planes
• use scientific thinking processes to conduct investigations and build explanations:  observing, communicating, comparing, organizing, and relating

system - a set of objects that is working together

Part 1 - Exploring Flight
    Read Airplane Basics

Part 2 - Investigating Variables
    Flight Log

Part 3 - Flights of Fancy

Part 4 - Graphing the Results