Ping Pong Parachute

How To Reduce The Weight Of Your Rocket

what is ping pong parachute Ping pong parachute is an engineering-based event hosted by Science Olympiad where students are tasked to build and test a bottle rocket indoors that deploys a parachute that holds a ping pong ball. The objective to achieve the highest time aloft for the ping pong ball. These concepts also apply…

Ping Pong Parachute

Ping Pong Parachute Physics

How ping pong parachute works parachutes Parachutes work by creating air resistance, or drag, which, in turn, slows the speed at which an object falls at. If you imaging dropping a ping pong ball and a CD at the same time from the same height, you will notice that the CD will fall slower than…

Ping Pong Parachute

How To Build A Bottle Rocket

what is ping pong parachute Ping pong parachute is an engineering-based event hosted by Science Olympiad where students are tasked to build and test a bottle rocket indoors that deploys a parachute that holds a ping pong ball. The objective to achieve the highest time aloft for the ping pong ball. These concepts also apply…

Ping Pong Parachute

How To Make A Parachute

The process In this post, you will learn how to build a parachute optimized for Science Olympiad’s Ping Pong Parachute event. Step 1: Weigh your ping pong ball Before you begin to build your parachute it is important to first weigh the ping pong ball that you are going to use with that parachute. Measuring…

Ping Pong Parachute

Ping Pong Parachute Fundamentals

What is ping pong parachute Ping pong parachute is an engineering-based event hosted by Science Olympiad where students are tasked to build and test a bottle rocket indoors that deploys a parachute that holds a ping pong ball. The objective to achieve the highest time aloft for the ping pong ball. These concepts also apply…