This Parachute Design activity & project also includes:
Deploy an activity that requires deploying a parachute. An engaging lesson challenges learners to design and construct parachutes. They test out their creations and consider what changes should be made to improve the parachute's performance.
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- Have a contest to see which classmate's parachute lands closest to the target
- Activity requires a variety of materials; see the resource for the complete list
- Basic familiarity with air resistance is beneficial
- Includes some recommended reading suggestions
- Provides background information for teachers