Materials Modeling Clay Reusable Readily Available Sticky Requires Forming Malleable Wood Readily Available Cheap Easy to clean Durable Sugar Readily Available Cheap Sticky Short lifespan Difficult to work with
Materials Aluminum Durable Readily Available Heavy Relatively Expensive Plastic Cheap Readily Available Pliable Lightweight Internal Color Foam Rubber Lightweight Expensive Difficult to work with Safe Internal Color
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Mini Project #1 Challenge You will designing paper airplane pattern kits for children’s activites. The client is looking for paper airplane patterns that children will enjoy. Restrictions Airplanes will need to be constructed use only sheets of 8 ½” x 11” copy paper and scotch tape
Mini Project #1 What to do Sketch and discuss as many alternatives as you can Individually construct a design. Each team member should construct a different design Test the alternatives based on a set of criteria and select one paper airplane to represent your team What to turn in Each team will submit a set of criteria that selected by the team. This should include a BRIEF justification for the criteria selected Each team should submit a decision matrix using the criteria selected. NOTE: You may wish to develop your own decision matrix All material should be computer generated. All team members must be listed. Attention to organization and presentation should be paramount. Cover sheet required.