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Helicopter Experiment Question: Do long blades or short blades work better on a helicopter? Hypothesis: (answer the question and explain your answer) Materials: Loose Leaf Scissor Paperclip Method: 1. Make two Helicopters 2. Put a paperclip on the body of the Helicopter 3. Drop the Helicopter 4. Time them and see which one stays in the air the longest 5. Record the results Results or Observations: Heilcopter Experiment 1.8 1.6 1.4 1.2 Seconds 1 Series1 0.8 0.6 0.4 0.2 0 Short Long Blade Conclusion: My hypothesis was wrong. Short blades on a Helicopter work better on a helicopter than long blades. If I would to change my experiment I would test my Helicopters more than once. New Question: Do even shorter blades on a Helicopter work better than just short blades?
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