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    Paper Airplanes, flight at its simplest for humans. As kids, we learned how to build paper airplanes and send them soaring into the sky. We didn't stop to think about why the airplanes where able to fly after the initial thrust we gave them or how they were able to glide for so long afterwards. Ignorance was bliss then, but now we strive to understand how things work. Looking back to the childhood past time of flying paper airplanes, I will try to explain some of the parts that make paper airplanes

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    Paper Airplane Case Study

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    PROBLEM Does a paper airplane designed with more surface area allow the plane to stay aloft a longer amount of time? BACKGROUND KNOWLEDGE Several forces combine to affect an airplane’s ability to fly. Thrust – A push that provides the plane with its initial acceleration Lift - Air moving under the wings of the plane providing an upwards force Drag – Air pushing against the plane, causing it to slow down Weight – The weight of the paper airplane that brings it to a landing Gravity – The weight

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    Don't Mess with Nature

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    things a student needs to make it through a typical day, probably the most important, yet least appreciated, is paper. Paper is used for academic, social, and personal purposes by nearly all students every day. The most obvious use is for the academic or classroom assignment, whether it comes in the form of a test, an essay, or a summary of plant life on Easter Island. The social uses of paper center around the "note," which any student can tell you is s important a part of a student’s social life as

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    Paper Airplane Test

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    Results The purpose of flying paper airplanes was to see which plane would be the fastest and slowest out of 20 planes. The main purpose was to see which plane had the lowest velocity. Table 1: Distances Flown (in meters) by 20 Paper Airplane Designs over 5 Test Flights Design Names Flight 1 Flight 2 Flight 3 Flight 4 Flight 5 Average Dist. Antelope 1.78 1.80 3.40 4.29 4.90 3.23 Catfish 4.17 3.94 3.56 2.46 2.34 3.29 Chestnut 5.28 3.94 8.43 3.71 2.84 4.84 Clipper 1.91 5.11 5.46 4.57 3.63

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    in life and why I want to purse a master’s Degree at Point Loma Nazarene University. When building a paper plane you take a sheet of paper and fold it a couple of times until you have something that resembles an airplane. A paper airplane is quick you fold it, you try it, and ultimately you crash. However, crashing fuels creativity because the cost for failure is low, but that 's the beauty of paper planes, lots of quick, cheap failures are a desirable thing we don 't learn much when it succeeds;

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    strewn with toys, dirty clothes, or video-game cartridges, mine was smothered in paper of all sorts — books, magazines, reams of white and college-ruled, paper bags, paper airplanes. This pattern has survived, and it is representative of the way I live. The house of my life is built on a foundation of paper. Certainly this element is crucial in all our lives. From money to facial tissues to news to playing cards, paper is a vital organ of the body politic. And I, as a student, laden with schoolwork

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    Is Print Media Dead?

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    think that the printed works of journalists are here to stay for a long time. The area that I see changing is where the words are going to be printed. Words are they going to be on paper or on electronic screens? I have always liked newspapers. They can be taken anywhere by anyone. They can also be folded into paper airplanes and thrown around classrooms. The final resting-place of many newspapers is the bathroom. I know that in my house that is where the front page and sports section is. This particular

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    The Structure of an Airplane

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    The Structure of an Airplane The idea of flight has fascinated people for centuries, even to this day, which is why I decided to research on airplanes. When I researched the history on planes, I was surprised at the effort and the time people long ago spent trying to make a machine that flies. I also wondered, like many, how an airplane is able to fly and sustain in the air. Wanting to know the answers to these types of questions I had, gave me the determination to really researched this topic

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    Casablanca

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    good portion of the movie became very clear to me. The setting takes place in Casablanca, Morocco and in Paris, France. At first the movie takes place in December 1941 at Rick Blaine's saloon in Casablanca. Rick has to deal with some illegal visa papers that he was given, and he hides them in the piano. Rick's former lover Ilsa comes with her husband Victor Laslo to the saloon. She is friends with the piano player Sam, and tells him to play the song As Time Goes By; Rick and Ilsa's "song." Rick comes

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    horse and the airplane illustrate one of the major themes of the novel. The novel's predominant theme is the disintegration of the chivalric order of the Old Spanish World, as it is being replaced by the newer technology and ideology of the modern world. As a consummate artist, Hemingway, in a manner illustrating the gothic quality of his work, allows the bigger themes of For Whom the Bell Tolls to be echoed in the smaller units. He employs the tropes of the horse and the airplane to convey these

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