Great Paper Airplane Activities
Paper Airplane Activity
Resources provided by NASA for building paper planes.
Paper Airplane Hangar
Information on paper airplane safety, tips on making and flying paper airplanes, and a step by step guide to building planes.
Paper Airplane Launcher
Two students figure out a way to launch their paper airplanes.
Paper Air Machines
Step-by-step instruction for the expert to the novice on creating wide varieties of complex aircraft from a simple sheets of white standard paper.
Find directions to make "The best paper airplane system in the world".
Step-by-step design of this favorite paper airplane.
YES Mag Flyer
Clear instruction and easy to follow illustrations from the Canadian Science Magazine for children...Yes Mag
Landings: Aviation Museums/History
An extensive collection of links to museums and aviation history sites
This site is dedicated to Wilbur and Orville Wright and their first attempts at flight.
Planes of Fame
One of the first air museums in the United States.
San Diego Aerospace Museum
Read up on the history of flight.
A Paper Folding Project
Origami Photo Gallery
Joseph Wu's Origami Photo Page
An Introduction to Aerodynamics
An explanation with diagrams including basic dimensions, derived dimensions, scalars and vectors, and relationships in coordinate systems.
What is Aeronautics?
Learn more about the science of flight, how and why airplanes fly, why we need different types of airplanes, and more from this NASA site.
Enterprising Paper Planes
A WebQuest for 4th grade science designed by Marianne Childress.
"Free Flight" Model Testing
How did you make it? How does it fly? Can you make it fly better?
Paper Airplane Science
A downloadable lesson plan on paper airplanes.
Amy's Electronic Classroom
TEAMS Electronic Hallway
TEAMS Home Page
LACOE Home Page