Flight MS

Academic Level

Middle School

Prerequisites

TBD

Length

TBD

# Description


Participants study the principles of flight and design in order to fabricate a glider that stays in flight for the greatest elapsed time. The glider must be designed to be launched from a catapult that is provided on-site. The design process is documented in a portfolio that is submitted for evaluation.


Careers Associated
  • Aeronautical Engineer

  • Aircraft Systems Engineer

  • Physics Instructor


# Oklahoma Eligibility


Entries are limited to two (2) participants per chapter.


# State Competition Information


Participants are required to provide and wear safety glasses during this event.

​Participants must provide their own toolbox and building material for the on-site construction portion.


# Coordinators


Chris Eckler

ecklerc@adapss.com

Event Coordinator

Paul Wollenberg

wollep@purcellps.org

Event Manager