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Microsoft Word Document Parachutes Worksheet.docx Aug 24, 2011 by Elsa Brennan Head
Microsoft Powerpoint Presentation Week 6-Parachute.pptx Designed for ESL students, so minimal words. Animations present; watch presentation rather than looking at slides May 09, 2013 by Matthew R. Long
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  1. This activity went well.  We have an hour class time and this activity was shorter than the others, we could have completed it in 45 minutes.  We ended up having the kids fill out worksheets that the teachers had printed out about their design process after they had tried a design with each of the materials we had to offer.  We used plastic bags, napkins, coffee filters, shoelaces, tape, and a battery.  Over all the students enjoyed the activity and they learned about drag and surface area which were new concepts.