# Airplane Data Experiment by cuiliqing

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Objectives:
 Design a Fair Experiment
 Follow Steps of Scientific Method
 Experiment, Record and Analyze Data

Step 1: Problem: How do changes in force effect paper airplanes?

Step 2: Hypothesis__________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________________

Step 3: Experiment:
How can you design the experiment so that it is fair, and you have a control group?
How many throws should each plane get to be fair? __________

Our Planes:
Delta                              Bullet                    Stealth Wing (Challenge)

Control Group (No Force: Drop)
Plane Name      Throw 1: Distance            Throw 2: Distance in Feet    Throw 3: Distance in
in Feet                                                   Feet
1. Delta
___________Ft.               ___________Ft.               ___________Ft.

2. Bullet
___________Ft.               ___________Ft.               ___________Ft.

3. Stealth
Wing            ___________Ft.               ___________Ft.               ___________Ft.
Experiment Group 1 (Medium Force)

Plane Name   Throw 1: Distance   Throw 2: Distance in Feet   Throw 3: Distance in
in Feet                                         Feet
1. Delta
___________Ft.      ___________Ft.              ___________Ft.

2. Bullet
___________Ft.      ___________Ft.              ___________Ft.

3. Stealth
Wing         ___________Ft.      ___________Ft.              ___________Ft.

Experiment Group 2 (Large Force)

Plane Name   Throw 1: Distance   Throw 2: Distance in Feet   Throw 3: Distance in
in Feet                                         Feet
1. Delta
___________Ft.      ___________Ft.              ___________Ft.

2. Bullet
___________Ft.      ___________Ft.              ___________Ft.

3. Stealth
Wing         ___________Ft.      ___________Ft.              ___________Ft.
Completing the Graph.

Shade the graph to show the flights of your planes. Select a color for
Control- Con., Experiment 1 – Exp. 1, and Experiment 2 – Exp. 2.
You are selecting the middle distance from each plane.

Con.    Exp.1    Exp. 2          Con.     Exp.1 Exp. 2             Con.    Exp.1    Exp. 2

___Delta____                  _____Bullet______                   ___Stealth Wing____
If you need to, let each box equal 2 feet. Unless you have really large distance, let each box equal 1 foot.
Draw Conclusions:

In a paragraph, explain how the increase in force effected the flight of each
of your planes. You may write below, type on Microsoft Word, or post to
Kidlbog.

Other questions:
How do you think your throwing height would effect the distance your plane
flew?

What do you think would happen to the flight of your planes if you placed a
paperclip on the tip of them before flying?

Try it.
What happened?

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