Design an electric helicopter


Everyday materials, Electricity, Forces and magnets, Forces, Properties and changes of materials, Design, Make, Evaluate, Technical knowledge

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In this challenge, your class will be walked through the steps to design and make a model helicopter using knowledge of electricity and forces. Complete the circuits and materials and forces worksheet before starting the activity.

Give students the planning sheet to do after or while they watch the instructional videos. They can make and test their helicopters, finishing with the evaluation and self-check activity to reflect on their work.

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