Holy cow, this video has everything: feats of engineering, seemingly impossible flight, scientific explanations, and instructions on how to do it yourself!

It's unclear who is actually behind it, but someone at Sciencetoymaker.org has posted a video of an amazing paper glider that is so aerodynamically efficient, you can "surf" it on a wave of air generated with your hands. I can't put into words how cool this is. Check out the video, and hit up the main site for the .pdf of the template.

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ARTiFactor's picture
ARTiFactor says:

This project looks cool, alright. I am anxious to try it out.

posted on Fri, 06/11/2010 - 10:37am
KelsiDayle's picture
KelsiDayle says:

Oh. My. Goodness. This is so cool!

What a neat curriculum idea for teachers. There's so much potential for discussion about physics, engineering, and math.

posted on Mon, 06/14/2010 - 1:58pm

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