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The media and political arenas have brought to light that U.S. students are falling behind those in other countries, especially in math and science. In order to help solve this problem, education agencies are looking towards Project Based Learning (PBL) and 21st Century Skills in hopes of generating students interest not only in STEM but to improve student skills in critical thinking and problem solving. On this page, teachers will find resources and lesson plans for a PBL activity that combines LEGO robotics and the 2012 GEAR “Power Up” competition challenges. Halliburton graciously sponsored the 2012 GEAR competition and provided the focus of robotics in the energy fields.
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Here's some photos showing my version of the launcher. My changes: 1. PVC rails are 5 ft. 2. legs are cut to 44" wide. (Still accommodates a large wingspan and various positions for the rails) 3. installed a return spring on the foot pedal to avoid accidental launches. 4. different tubing attachment design (check out the pictures, only time will tell how well this works) 5. Jim Walker Military Launcher for Folding Wing A-J Army Interceptor <meta name="description" content="The Jim Walker military catapult launcher used in WWII for the folding wing Army Interceptor" />
When World War II broke out in Europe, Jim Walker began to think of how to use different types of model airplanes to aid in the war effort.
At that time he was thinking of large Radio Controlled planes, never dreaming that there was anything in the toy field that would meet army needs. One day in Texas, a colonel who had bought dozens of the toy gliders for his own children, walked into a variety store and picked up a handful of American Junior Aircraft's little Army Interceptor folding wing gliders. "Heck," he said, "these are the babies we want.
" Consequently an order for 500 of the planes came from the instructor's training headquarters in Texas. Folding Wing Glider Patent Papers by Jim Walker. Here are the original patent application papers Jim Walker filed for the folding wing glider concept.
This was the model airplane that came to be known as the Army Interceptor. As a historical document, it is offered here for you to see. Please note that the lawyers insisted on the use of "toy" glider and not "model" glider that Jim Walker would have preffered. Nevilles E. Projects. As of July 1, 2013 ThinkQuest has been discontinued.
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