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Other

Description:

After a discussion about what a parachute is and how it works, learners create parachutes using different materials that they think will work best. They test their designs, and then contribute to a class discussion (and possible journal writing) to report which paper materials worked best. Activity includes links to recommended resources, investigating questions to stimulate discussion, and suggestions for assessment and extensions.

Subjects:

  • Education > 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:

NSDL,Gravity,Manufacturing Engineering,engineering,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-056,design,Space Science,Problem Solving,Middle School,Troubleshooting and Maintenance,Materials science,Chemistry,gravity,Gathering Data,General science,Aerospace Engineering,Informal Education,Invention and Innovation,flight,drag,Conducting Investigations,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120110203442394T,History/Policy/Law,Research and Development,Physics,Education,Technology,General,motion,Engineering,Space science,Physical science,air resistance,Projectile Motion,Newton's Laws

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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