Explore forces and motionusing a parachute

Kit contents: scissors (students or teacher should have), string, tape, 2 pennies, metric ruler, timer
Volunteer should bring: non-cling plastic wrap or plastic grocery bags

Key concepts: speed, velocity, acceleration, balanced forces, unbalanced forces

Science Standards:
Student knows that the motion of an object is determined by the overall effect of all the forces acting on the object (SC.C.2.2.4).
Student recognizes various forms of energy (SC.B.1.2.2).
Students knows that through the use of science processes and knowledge, people can solve problems, make decisions, and form new ideas (SC.H.3.2.4).

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