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Motor Away

Wolf Motor AwayMotor Away,
a Wolf Elective Adventure

The Wolf Den Leader guide says, “We live in an electronic world.  This adventure gives Wolf Scouts the chance to rely on the power in their own bodies by blowing air, throwing planes, or using rubber bands.  They will have the chance to explore propulsion in its most basic form.  Motor Away, Wolves!”

Read on to discover this adventure’s requirements and fun ways to complete them!

Requirements:

Complete the following Requirements

  1.  Do each of the following.
    A. Create and fly three different types of paper airplanes. Before launching them, record which one you believe will travel the farthest and what property of the plane leads you to make that prediction.
    B. Make a paper airplane catapult. Before launching a plane, record how far you believe it will travel and explain what information you used to make this prediction. After you make your prediction, launch the plane and measure how far it flies.
  2. Make two different model boats and sail them. Choose different shapes for your boats.
  3. Create a model car that moves under its own power.