Soaring Science: Paper Planes


Have you ever wondered what makes a paper plane fly? If you’ve been at the Thinkery in the past few weeks, you may have seen kids building paper planes and setting them off to soar. Some paper planes fly better than others, but why is that? There’s a number of scientific design factors that can impact a paper plane. Today on the blog, our Thinker Jesse leads an instructional video on how to build the coolest paper airplanes! Whether you’re at the museum or at home on a summer day, here’s what you need to know!


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