How Do Parachutes Work?

How Do Parachutes Work?

by Jennifer Boothroyd

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Overview

How Do Parachutes Work? by Jennifer Boothroyd

Parachutes can be used for emergency landings. But they can also be used for flying fun! Who packs a parachute? And how does its light fabric keep you afloat? Discover the answers inside this book!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781467707879
Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group
Publication date: 02/28/2013
Series: Lightning Bolt Books - How Flight Works Series
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 790,771
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.10(d)
Lexile: 530L (what's this?)
Age Range: 5 - 8 Years

About the Author

A former elementary school teacher, Jennifer Boothroyd has written many nonfiction books for children.

Table of Contents

What Is a Parachute? 4

Ready, Set, Jump! 12

Working against Gravity 19

Back to Earth 25

Parts of a Parachute 28

Fun Facts 29

Glossary 30

Further Reading 31

Index 32

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