Pizza Box Challenge

Author: Flite Test STEM

Learning Strand: Engineering and Design

Level: All School Levels

Length: 4 hours. Students design a flying aircraft using just a pizza box.

Standards Addressed


INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR TECHNOLOGY IN EDUCATION

ISTE STANDARDS FOR STUDENTS

  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Research and Information Literacy
  • Critical Thinking, Problem Solving and Decision Making
  • Digital Citizenship
  • Technology Operations and Concepts

NATIONAL CTE

STEM Cluster Standards

HS NEXT GENERATION SCIENCE STANDARDS

  • Engineering and Design

HS NATIONAL COUNCIL OF TEACHER MATHEMATICS STANDARDS

  • Measurement
  • Algebra
  • Geometry
  • Numbers and Operations

FLITE TEST EDM STANDARDS

  • Research, Design, Create, Test

Objectives

STUDENTS WILL:
- Understand the basic use of the FT EDM
- Understand the concept of spatial measurement
- Understand the basics of controlled flight and aerodynamics
- Understand the basics of a micro aircraft construction and flight

Materials Needed

See lesson attachment for all links to the parts.


Activity

Step 1

Download the attached lesson pack and have fun!

Link to Optional Build Plans



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