# Investigating Speed

In this lesson we will investigate how the area of a parachute affects the speed it will drop at. We will formulate a hypothesis, carry out the investigation and describe the pattern.

Quiz:

# Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

## Question 6

Q1.The larger the area, the _________ the pressure.

1/6

Q2.The smaller the area, the _________ the pressure.

2/6

Q3.The smaller the force, the _________ the pressure.

3/6

Q4.The larger the force, the _________ the pressure.

4/6

Q5.Which of these is a unit for force?

5/6

Q6.Which of these is a unit for pressure?

6/6

Quiz:

# Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

## Question 6

Q1.The larger the area, the _________ the pressure.

1/6

Q2.The smaller the area, the _________ the pressure.

2/6

Q3.The smaller the force, the _________ the pressure.

3/6

Q4.The larger the force, the _________ the pressure.

4/6

Q5.Which of these is a unit for force?

5/6

Q6.Which of these is a unit for pressure?

6/6

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# Worksheet

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Quiz:

# Investigating Speed

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

## Question 8

Q1.Which force acts downwards on an object with mass?

1/8

Q2.Which force slows a parachute down?

2/8

Q3.Which force acts in the same direction as the movement of a car?

3/8

Q4.What is the independent variable?

4/8

Q5.What is the dependent variable?

5/8

Q6.What is the control variable?

6/8

Q7.What was the conclusion to our investigation?

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Q8.Why does the area of the parachute affect the drop time?

8/8

Quiz:

# Investigating Speed

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

## Question 8

Q1.Which force acts downwards on an object with mass?

1/8

Q2.Which force slows a parachute down?

2/8

Q3.Which force acts in the same direction as the movement of a car?

3/8

Q4.What is the independent variable?

4/8

Q5.What is the dependent variable?

5/8

Q6.What is the control variable?

6/8

Q7.What was the conclusion to our investigation?

7/8

Q8.Why does the area of the parachute affect the drop time?

8/8

# Lesson summary: Investigating Speed

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