Parachute Model

Measure the terminal velocity of a virtual falling parachute and analyze data in CODAP.

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Experiment with how things fall through the atmosphere. What are the factors that influence how quickly a dropped object will reach its terminal velocity or what that final speed will be? Varying mass and surface area in a model of a parachute and jumper in this fourth InquirySpace activity is an ideal system to investigate how things fall. Find the relationships between mass and surface area by analyzing data using the CODAP environment. (InquirySpace activity 4 of 7.)

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Subject
Physics

Focus Area
Modeling and Simulation

Grade Level
High School

License
CC BY 4.0

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Copyright
© Copyright The Concord Consortium

Record Link
<a href="">The Concord Consortium. Parachute Model. Concord: The Concord Consortium, 2015, August 30.</a>

AIP
Parachute Model (The Concord Consortium, Concord, 2015, August 30), WWW Document, (https://concord.org/).

AJP
Parachute Model (The Concord Consortium, Concord, 2015, August 30), WWW Document, (https://concord.org/).

APA
Parachute Model. (2015, August 30). Retrieved 2017, June 25, from The Concord Consortium: https://concord.org/

Disclaimer: The Concord Consortium offers citation styles as a guide only. We cannot offer interpretations about citations as this is an automated procedure.

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This activity runs entirely in a Web browser. Preferred browsers are: Google Chrome (versions 30 and above), Safari (versions 7 and above), Firefox (version 30 and above), Internet Explorer (version 10 or higher), and Microsoft's Edge.

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This resource is a part of the Concord Consortium's InquirySpace project.

Grade Level
High School
Subject
Physics
Focus Area
Modeling and Simulation
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