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# Learning Objective: To investigate the maths to do with parachutes - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

SKY DIVING. Learning Objective: To investigate the maths to do with parachutes. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GM02Hejw02s. Where is the Maths?. Leonardo DaVinci’s Parachute Design. The original design was sketched by Da Vinci in a notebook in 1483. An accompanying note read:

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Learning Objective:

To investigate the maths to do with parachutes

Where is the Maths?

Leonardo DaVinci’s Parachute Design

The original design was sketched by Da Vinci in a notebook in 1483.

"If a man is provided with a length of gummed linen cloth with a length of 12 yards on each side and 12 yards high, he can jump from any great height whatsoever without injury."

Build your own parachute using Leonardo da Vinci's design for the first ever parachute. It looks like a pyramid! Here’s how.

15cm

15cm

Build your own parachute using Leonardo da Vinci's design for the first ever parachute. It looks like a pyramid! Here’s how.

15cm

15cm

• Next lesson you will be testing these

• You will have three trials which you will time

• Design a data collection table to record your results

• Choose your shapes or combination of shapes you would like to use to create your parachute.