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Use curveball physics to make this glider fly! This is one of the 48 projects for our Instructables: Made In Your Mind (IMIYM) exhibition at the Children’s Museum ...
We are selective in our materials for cost, ease of use, and safety due to our high traffic (800,000 visitors annually). So, for our purposes, this design worked ...
We offer optional video segments of each step for this project in the actual exhibit. Here is a compilation of all the steps.
Tape the bottoms of the cups together so that the open mouths face away from each other. Make sure the cup bottoms line up evenly with each other. ...
Take two rubber bands and loop one around the edge of a second, then back through itself. Pull to make the knot tight. Repeat to connect the other ...
Use your thumb to hold one end of the chain in the center of the cups. Stretching the rubber bands, but not so tight they damage the cups, ...
To launch, hold the hand with the cups behind the other hand. Make sure the rubber band chain is coming out under the cups. Aim your forward hand ...
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