Materials List: Balsa Glider Competition

Each group needs:

  • balsa wood glider kit, one per student; available at hobby and craft stores
  • Balsa Glider Competition Worksheet, one per student
  • sandpaper
  • glue
  • tape
  • scissors, coping saw blades, or razor blades
  • safety glasses

For the entire class to share:

  • stopwatch
  • 50-foot cloth measuring tape 50 feet; see if can borrow from the gym teacher or custodian