Holywell Primary and Nursery School

Year 6’s Hoop Gliders Soar To Infinity And Beyond!

Previously, on the 16/03/17, Year 6 carried out some experiments to do with aerodynamics: Lift, Thrust, Weight and Drag. They made ‘Hoop Gliders’ and used them to find out their answers.We found out: the better the balance of the aerodynamics (Lift, Thrust, Weight and Drag) of the glider were, the further it will travel. Here are some pictures:

We really enjoyed this experiment and found out a lot of interesting facts about aerodynamics. Always remember when you’re on a plane : Lift, Thrust, Weight and Drag keeps you soaring to infinity and beyond!

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