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5CH Air Resistance

In 5CH we have been investigating air resistance.  We chose one runner for each group and then timed them running on the track. Next we investigated how to increase the air resistance acting on the runner. Our designs included large sheets of cardboard and plastic bag parachutes. Finally, we attached our designs to our runners […]

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5AW Air Resistance

As part of our science unit on forces, 5AW have been investigating the effects of air resistance. We discovered that a large surface area will create drag, and hopefully slow an object down. In this case, the objects being slowed down were…5AW! We felt afterwards that we may also have been able to affect friction […]

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