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5th October – Forces in Action

Year 6 have followed on from our introduction to forces by exploring how they are found in everyday situations and scenarios.

We looked at gravity, air resistance (drag) and friction. We then set the children the challenge of showing us how a parachute works and what the scientific factors were involved when jumping out of a plane with just a sheet of fabric to slow you down!!!

If you want to know more check out the link below or watch the short video clip!!

The physics behind jumping out of a plane!!