This is a handout for Girl Scout Women of Science and Technology Day, held 2006 February 18 in Bethel, Alaska (Susitna Council http://www.girlscouts.ak.org/) . We had great fun testing ideas of friction and Newton’s third law, from Kindergarteners to intermediate school girls (and adults).
The last page of the handout is from Howtoons (see URL in the GS AKHovercrafts
Alaska Hovercraft http://www.lynden.com/ahv/ (Lynden) kindly sponsored the handout reproduction.
(see more about the Alaska Hovercraft,
comes links to the 50th anniversary of the hovercraft–
Hovercraft’s 50th anniversary and a human-powered version