Day 1: Parachute Project Introduction

Unit 1: Gravity
Lesson 7 of 19

Objective: SWBAT use the Engineering Method to construct a parachute.

Big Idea: In this lesson, students will use the Engineering Method to generate multiple parachute plans on paper that will safely transport a washer to a targeted area on the ground.

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Science, gravity, engineering, STEM, design a solution, parachutes
  60 minutes
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