parachutes
Ada Wu
J. W. Sexsmith Elementary
Floor Location : 1303

My project is about parachute descents. the question for my project is : which shape of a parachute canopy will make a parachute fall the slowest? I tested the square, triangle, rectangle, and the circle. My hypothesis for the experiment was that the circular parachute will fall the slowest. I dropped each parachute at 2m high. The parachutes were made out of a garbage bag, yarn was used to attach the load to the parachute, and the load of the parachute was an eraser. After I dropped each parachute 20 times, I found out that my hypothesis was correct.