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The Great Paper Airplane Challenge (TEAMS)

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Visit this site: http://teams.lacoe.edu/documentation/projects/math/airplane.html

Author:Jeannie Toshima; TEAMS Distance Learning, Los Angeles County Office of Education
Description: Use origami to build the farthest flying airplane, and win the challenge. TEAMS looked for the farthest flying airplanes throughout the nation - the best from each class. Students sent in the written directions (diagrams were acceptable) for folding their airplanes so they could be "built" for the "fly-off."

Levels: Elementary, Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Manipulatives, Lesson Plans and Activities, Internet-Based Projects
Math Topics: Higher-Dimensional Geometry, Euclidean Plane Geometry, Engineering

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