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CLIP 2164

The use of nylon in parachutes

The use of nylon in parachutes

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Key Info
  • The use of nylon in parachutes
  • Duration: 01:01
  • Parachutists describe the fabric their parachutes are made from - nylon and carbon fibre. This enables them to be strong and light so the parachutists can reach the ground in safety.
  • Subject:



    Grouping and Classifying Materials

  • Keywords: fabric, nylon, strength, lightweight, material, properties, parachute
Ideas for use in class
  • Children could design their own object with an everyday use and label the parts of the object with the different materials they have chosen for each part. Each material should have the appropriate properties for the object to work successfully.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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