Instructables: exploring - video - education - rubberband - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 27 Nov 2014 17:26:34 PST BLOX v1.01 Propeller-Powered Zipline Racers http://www.instructables.com/id/Propeller-Powered-Zipline-Racers/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/1C9X/H401VGK5/FVB1C9XH401VGK5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/1C9X/H401VGK5/FVB1C9XH401VGK5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/1C9X/H401VGK5/FVB1C9XH401VGK5.SMALL.jpg WYE_Lance Materials Craft sticks, Paperclips, Propellers, Cardstock, Long rubberbands, Masking tape, Hot glue, Kite string, and scissors. How It Works It's simple. Winding the propeller will store energy in a rubberband by twisting it. When released, the propeller rapidly unwinds and generates thru...
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Teach Engineering: Slingshot Rockets http://www.instructables.com/id/Teach-Engineering-Slingshot-Rockets/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/81PD/H1ENC2VD/FMN81PDH1ENC2VD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/81PD/H1ENC2VD/FMN81PDH1ENC2VD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/81PD/H1ENC2VD/FMN81PDH1ENC2VD.SMALL.jpg WYE_Lance EDIT: Long rubber bands or two short rubber bands tied together work much better than one short rubber band. Materials: Straw Rubber band Craft stick Paperclip Cardstock Masking tape
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Rubber Band Helicopters http://www.instructables.com/id/Inexpensive-Rubberband-Powered-Helicopter/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/VDMT/H0FLNJNS/FJZVDMTH0FLNJNS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/VDMT/H0FLNJNS/FJZVDMTH0FLNJNS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/VDMT/H0FLNJNS/FJZVDMTH0FLNJNS.SMALL.jpg WYE_Lance The rubberband-powered helicopter is a favorite of my students because of the ease of construction and the exciting end product. Materials and Tools: 6" hook nose propellers Craft sticks Paperclips Contest rubberband Colored construction paper (or other rigid yet light material) Masking tape ...
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