Stop it activity description, notes and curriculum links
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When spacecraft and jet aircraft land on the ground they are travelling very fast. Can you develop a method of reducing their speed so they can stop safely?
In this activity learners will make use of the theme of the future of flight to develop a parachute type system that will help a spacecraft to land and stop safely. They will be able to make design decisions contributing to the performance of their solution. They will then test their prototype to see how well it works.
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