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Other

Description:

In this activity, students explore the idea that the design of a parachute will have an effect on the length of time it takes to descend. Then they Construct parachutes, use the distance formula to compute the rate of descent and look for patterns connecting shape with hang times.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Functions,Distance formula,Middle School,NSDL,Algebra,Geometry,Grade 8,NSDL_SetSpec_1007936,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120114184054653T,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Mathematics,Grade 6,Analytic geometry,Grade 7

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

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