Flying Machine Challenge

Check out this heart-warming award-winning 3D animated short created by the talented Alyce Tzue. “Soar” about a young girl who must help a tiny boy pilot, Lucas, fly home before it’s too late!

This month, 2nd grade students are challenged to design and build a new flying machine for the character Lucas. Make a labelled diagram to explain how your flying machine works. Your machine should actually work!  Look at the sketches in the credits for inspiration.

Your REQUIRED labelled diagram must include:

  • Your name
  • Your teacher’s name
  • The name of your flying machine.
  • Materials used.
  • May NOT be larger than a SHOE BOX.
  • Challenge Due: May 11th. No Exceptions.

Watch the video below titled,”How Do Planes Fly?” to help you design your flying machine.

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