Today we started our Aeronautical Engineering unit from the Engineering is Elementary curriculum Designing Parachutes. After reviewing the storybook and completing the worksheets that correspond to the first lesson, we went outside to get some hands-on exploration of drag!
Running with a parachute.
Cycling with a bag.
Running with different bags.
In addition to our engineering fun, we also learned about George Washington and then the boys had a grand time playing with all of the magnets! There was some serious imaginative awesomeness going on today!