Hovercraft: A design and engineering project

A STEM DESIGN CHALLENGE
A STEM DESIGN CHALLENGE
Define the problem
Define the problem

Use the engineering and design process to design a functional hovercraft

research precedent
research precedent
Example of a hovercraft
Example of a hovercraft
Imagine and prototype
Imagine and prototype

a solution

Building process
Building process
find the center
find the center
Consider use
Consider use

and safety

Cut holes for air flow
Cut holes for air flow
detail
detail
Check for accuracy
Check for accuracy
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attach skirt
attach skirt
Attach air blower
Attach air blower

(leaf blower)

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