Crafty Aircraft

Activity Summary

Teams will construct a paper plane and then test it for distance.

Required Materials

  • 1 Piece 8.5" x 11" Paper
  • Tape (for distance and center line judging)
  • Meterstick with centimeter markings

Standards Covered

NGSS Standard(s): 3-ETS1-1, 3-ETS1-2, 3-ETS1-3, 3-PS2-1, 3-PS2-2, 4-ETS1-1, 4-ETS1-2, 4-ETS1-3, 5-ETS1-1, 5-ETS1-2, 5-ETS1-3

CCSS Standard(s): 4.MD.1, ELA, Math, W.3.10, W.3.2, W.4.10, W.4.2, W.5.10, W.5.2