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Science this week is all about air resistance. Children can go through the PowerPoint to learn about air resistance and then create different parachutes to explore air resistance.

Brian Cox visits the world's biggest vacuum | Human Universe - BBC

NASA has the world's biggest vacuum. And in here, it is possible to prove that air resistance makes objects fall slower. Without air, a heavy object such as a bowling ball and a light object such as a feather will fall at the exact same speed.

Bonus Science

Mark Rober, a former NASA Engineer who worked on the Mars Rover, is producing three weekly science lesson videos for curious minds. He has looked at two questions so far: Why does helium make your voice go higher? And Does farting make you weigh less?

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