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Blow-and-Go Parachute

Students design a skydiver and parachute constraption to demonstrate how drag caused by air resistance slows the descent of skydivers as they travel back to Earth. They experience how gravity pulls the skydiver toward the earth and how drag is used with the parachute.

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Resource Details

5th - 7th
3 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
1 hr
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Included Materials
  • Project
  • Vocabulary