Take a parachute and jump: introductory video
Welcome to Unit 4 of Science Outdoors. This video introduces the theme of Take a parachute and jump:
Next we will review some resources and case studies from our DLaBErasmus.eu website.
We hope that these resources will give you inspiration to plan some outdoor science work with your own learners.
First there is a case study to give you a broad overview of the theme. This is followed by a lesson plan to help you get started and a Padlet of examples and further ideas.
After you have reviewed these materials click on Mark Complete at the bottom of this page to move on to Unit 5.
Take a parachute and jump: case study and lesson plan
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Take a parachute and jump: more examples
Below is a Padlet of examples to help you to think about how you could develop this theme in your own teaching context.
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Introduction for the pupils:
The physics of skydiving:
How does a parachute work:
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After you have reviewed these materials click on Mark Complete at the bottom of this page to continue.