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Egg parachutes!. The science behind parachutes …. What do you know about… Aerodynamics? Drag? Flight? Forces?. Skydiving Science: http :// www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=bring-science-home-parachute. Task….

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The science behind parachutes
The science behind parachutes

What do you know about…

Aerodynamics?

Drag?

Flight?

Forces?

Skydiving Science:

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=bring-science-home-parachute


Task…

  • In a group of 4 egg-ceptional scientists, you are to design a parachute to safely deliver a special egg from danger mountain (P-block balcony) to safer grounds.

  • To do this, you must work together to carefully design:

  • a crate to secure the egg

  • a parachute to ensure a smooth descent

  • Materials: raw egg, 10 straws, 2 large freezer bags, sticky tape, string, A4 cardboard, 5 pieces of packing foam, small piece of bubble wrap

    GOODLUCK! 



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