Engineering Design Project: Parachutes (Day 2)

Unit 4: Motion, Forces and Interactions
Lesson 9 of 11

Objective: SWBAT follow the steps of the engineering design process to create the best parachute to slow down the affects of the force of gravity.

Big Idea: Students work in teams to test and build a parachute that will take the longest to reach the ground.

  Print Lesson
4 teachers like this lesson
picture of parachute
 
1
2
3
Similar Lessons
 
Engineering Design Process
4th Grade Science » Roller Coaster Madness
Big Idea: The engineering design process provides a useful framework for physics investigations.
  Favorites(5)
  Resources(14)
Anchorage, AK
Environment: Urban
Jillian Gates
 
Post It Note Towers
4th Grade Math » Getting to Know You- First Days of School
Big Idea: Teamwork is a strategy to solve problems and students must learn to work together in this lesson in order to build a post it note tower.
  Favorites(54)
  Resources(10)
Helena, MT
Environment: Suburban
Melissa Romano
 
Weight, Mass, & Gravity
5th Grade Science » Gravity
Big Idea: In this lesson, students will explore why an astronaut can jump higher on the Moon than on Earth by researching weight, mass, and gravity.
  Favorites(83)
  Resources(29)
MT
Environment: Urban
Kara Nelson
 
Something went wrong. See details for more info
Nothing to upload
details
close