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Saturday, November 4 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Two-Penny Glider – an Engineering Project with Wood and Paper

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Learn simple but classic building techniques to build a two-penny tissueglider that flies and can be used to teach the basics of flight. The methodsare simple while the results allow students to learn techniques for buildingtowers, bridges and other complex structures. Participants will build part ofthe glider and take plans away to use with students. Building materials arelimited and serious participants will bring a pair of fingernail clippers to cutbalsa wood.

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Martin Teachworth

Physics Teacher, La Jolla High School
I am a veteran teacher of 38 years from elementary to teacher training. My emphasis is physics, phun and engineering. If it isn't fun, then it should be and students should think, learn and do while being personally responsible for learning, I have written grants, coached academic... Read More →

Saturday November 4, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room 203 San Diego Miramar College

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