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Paper Airplane

After years of petitioning on my part the Olympic committee has finally agreed to include a new event in the 2010 Olympic Winter Games…paper airplane racing. I have been asked to put together a team that will bring gold home for Canada. This is where you come in…

Design and build a device that will fly the longest distance possible when thrown.

Criteria

  • Materials you may use
    • 1 piece of 8 ½” x 11” paper
    • 5 cm of tape
    • Scissors & rulers (not to be included in the plane, just used in the assembly)
  • Teams may have up to 2 members
  • Teams must have a name
  • Marks

-competition (i.e. 1st place gets 20%)

-Design portfoilo

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