Design a Parachute

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Subject:
Mathematics and Statistics, Science and Technology
Provider:
Center for Engineering Ed Outreach, Tufts University
Collection:
TeachEngineering
Level:
Middle School
Grades:
Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8
Abstract:

After a discussion about what a parachute is and how it works, students will create a parachute using different materials that they think will work best. The students will test their designs, which will be followed by a class discussion (and possible journal writing) to highlight which paper material worked best.

Language:
English
Material Type:
Activities and Labs, Lesson Plans
Media Format:
Graphics/Photos, Text/HTML

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