Does the amount of force used on a rubber band
effect how far an airplane will ﬂy?
I think we are going to try to shoot the airplane with a
Rubber band because when it talked about to see how
Far it goes and make me think that we are going to
shoot it far.
Paper 8 1/2 by 11 inc
Sheet of paper 22 cm by 5 cm
Pencil or chopstick
The force used to trow the airplane
The distance the plane will ﬂy
1.fold your airplane using the template
2.fold smaller piece of aper in half vertically then fold that piece on half
and fold it again horizontally. This will be the hook for your airplane.
3.staple the hook to the bottom of the paper airplane about 1/4 of the
way from the front.
4.loop the rudder band around the pencil or chopstick as illustrated in the
diagram below.5.Take the free end of the rudder band and loop it around
the hook on the bottom of the paper airplane.6. Now it is time to put the
paper airplane to the test and launch it.
7. Pull the paper airplane back and release.
8.record the distance the air plane traveled.
9.repeat steps 1-7 pulling the rubber band back farther,and then a little less
than the ﬁrst time. Also,repeat after Taping a straw to your paper airplane.