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Playing with Parachutes

As part of our science we have been looking at fair testing and forming a hypothesis.  Here the pupils from Room 8 demonstrate their science skills, formulating a fair test to see what impacts the rate at which a parachute falls to the ground.

 Why not check out a brilliant YouTube clip to see what happens when things drop in a vacuum.  Click on the link below.
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Brian Cox visits the world's biggest vacuum chamber - Human Universe: Episode 4 Preview - BBC Two

Watch Brian Cox as he demonstrates what happens when things are dropped in a vacuum. It is amazing!!

Programme website: Brian Cox visits NASA's Space Power Facility in Ohio to see what happens when a bowling ball and a feather are dropped together under the conditions of outer space.