Hovercraft: A design and engineering project

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

Use the engineering and design process to design a functional hovercraft

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

a solution

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

and safety

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Cut holes for air flow
Cut holes for air flow
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detail
detail
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Check for accuracy
Check for accuracy
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HovercraftProject.014.jpg
HovercraftProject.014.jpg
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attach skirt
attach skirt
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Attach air blower
Attach air blower

(leaf blower)

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HovercraftProject.022.jpg
HovercraftProject.022.jpg
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HovercraftProject.024.jpg
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HovercraftProject.023.jpg
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HovercraftProject.017.jpg
HovercraftProject.017.jpg
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HovercraftProject.002.jpg
HovercraftProject.002.jpg
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HovercraftProject.018.jpg
HovercraftProject.018.jpg
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HovercraftProject.021.jpg
HovercraftProject.021.jpg
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HovercraftProject.020.jpg
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