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Just a sample of how students could use Scoop.it! to present their Math Research Project. This is in no way an exempler to show students at this point. Just ideas!
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What's My Limit?

Your hands tremble as you put on your suit and pack. Your stomach lurches as the plane leaves the ground, seperating you from safety. The door opens and you stumble slightly as you stand up. Are you going to pass out? The instructor calls you gently again and again, finally dragging you to the exit point. Your hands grip the last semblance of safety as you are reminded about timing and the secondary shoot. Finally, you are shoved out the door. Aaargh! Eventually you open your eyes and realize what amazing ride this is! Oh, almost forgot. Pull that parachute! Oh oh. Nothing happens. Try again. The panic sets in. Right, secondary chute. Thank goodness it opens. As you float to the ground, you wonder what the highest drop point would be before you wouldn't survive a jump out of an airplane.

 

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Frequently Asked Questions - Sky's the Limit Skydiving Center

Frequently Asked Questions - Sky's the Limit Skydiving Center | Math Project Sample | Scoop.it

Is skydiving safe?
We work very hard to make your skydive as safe as it can be. That being said, please do not lose sight of the fact that you are jumping out of an airplane over 2 miles above the earth.

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Historical Review - ParachuteHistory.com

History of skydive, sky dive, parachute, airborne, paratroop, static line, military, ramair, ram air, parawing, ringsail, ringslot, ring sail, ring slot, para commander, special forces, deploy, inflate, deployment, inflation, malfunction, fatality,...
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Test jump from 71,581 feet sets up daredevil's outer-space plunge

Test jump from 71,581 feet sets up daredevil's outer-space plunge | Math Project Sample | Scoop.it

Daredevil adventurer Felix Baumgartner successfully completed a key test flight Thursday over Roswell, N.M., on his way to an eventual attempt at jump from the edge of space, at 120,000 feet.The plunge from 71,581 feet was a success. Next up: 120,000 feet.

 

Daredevil adventurer Felix Baumgartner's plans to plunge 23 miles from the edge of space back to Earth -- a Red Bull-sponsored stunt that would be the world's highest freefall -- and on Thursday, his team announced the completion of a key test flight over Roswell, N.M.

 

"The height of Felix's test flight was significant, as it was the first time he passed the Armstrong Line of approximately 63,000 feet, where the atmospheric pressure truly tests Felix's custom-made space suit," his team said in a news release.

"I like the challenge. I have a passion for aviation." - Daredevil adventurer Felix Baumgartner

 

It may not have reached the level of a space plunge, but what a fall it was. Baumgartner is said to have reached about 365 mph and fell for three minutes and 43 seconds before he opened his parachute at 7,890 feet.

 

Perviously, Baumgartner's highest freefall was from a paltry 30,000 feet.

The launch window for the 120,000 jump starts in July in New Mexico, Baumgartner told FoxNews.com last month.

 

With air temperatures of -70 F degrees, his very blood would boil if exposed to the air. So what could compel a man to make such a dangerous attempt?

"I like the challenge," Baumgartner said. "I have a passion for aviation, and I love working on things that start from scratch," he explained.

 

To do it at all required a custom supersonic spacesuit, designed by the David Clark Company, which made the first such pressurized suits to protect World War II fighters during high-speed maneuvers.

In the process of his leap, Baumgartner hopes to become the first parachutist to break the sound barrier, plummeting toward the ground at 760 miles per hour.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/scitech/2012/03/15/test-jump-from-71581-feet-sets-up-daredevils-outer-space-plunge/#ixzz1pJ18fOcI

 

 

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