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Farfetched Flying Gliders

How far can your glider fly?

What you need:

· Thin card (large cereal box is useful), or empty plastic drinks bottles

Be careful of:

· Sharp edges on cut plastic bottle


1. Look at the pictures of the example gliders

The science:

· There are 4 forces acting on the glider. These are gravity, lift, thrust and drag.

The challenge:

· Throw your glider, with the smaller hoop at the front.



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