Wikijunior:Big Book of Fun Science Experiments/Paper Helicopter

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So you fancy flying a paper helicopter do you? Well read on!

You will need[edit]

  • Paper
  • Paperclip
  • Scissors

What you must do[edit]

1 Cut out 2 paper rectangles 10cm long and 2cm wide.

Paperhelicopter1.png

2 Put the pieces together and fold the 2 ends over 2cm from the edge

Paperhelicopter2.png

3 Stick a paperclip on the end to hold them together.

4 Fold 1 side upwards and the other one down.

Paperhelicopter3.png

5 Your helicopter is nearly finished! You need to pull the wings out a little then let the paper helicopter spin as it falls to the ground.

Paperhelicopter4.png

Experiments that you can do with you helicopter[edit]

References and further reading[edit]

For children and adults[edit]

For adults only[edit]