A Big Lift from a Little Pressure!
This week we built our very own hovercraft! This take home physical engineering project blew our minds! This hands-on learning project allowed us discuss friction and air pressure.
This project included:
- Discussing the science behind what propels certain objects
- Demonstrating friction and air pressure with the hovercrafts we created
- Brainstorming other motions or objects that demonstrate friction and air pressure, such as our shoes on the ground while walking, or inflating a bicycle tire.
Hovering on the idea of hovercrafts?
Learn 12 interesting hovercraft facts by clicking here
Thank you for contributing to another fun week! Stay tuned for next week’s transition from a hover jet to a LEGO Windmill!
From the Early Engineers Team to you – Keep Dreaming!
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Picture Disclaimer: Any photos shown in this blog post are from recent classes in the greater Sacramento area. Photo locations will vary each week.
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