• liz dempsey lee

Challenge #3 - Gentle Fall - Parachutes with Let's Build

Updated: Apr 13

Hello everyone,

Today's challenge is called Gentle Fall and the introductory video is below. Overall, your job is float, not plummet, to the ground. Send photos of your children's work to and I'll post on and social media. Intro video is below and supplies/extensions below that!

**Make sure to watch the introductory post -

especially if you're new to the engineering design process.**


* light weight paper

* string/yarn

* tape

* scissors

* weight - pennies...

Extensions -

* Different weights

* Limit 12 in of string

* Drop from different heights

* Compare/contrast materials


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