Astronauts land back in the ocean when coming back to Earth and the parachute on the capsule helps them to slow down their re-entry. 
We have been designing parachutes using items from around the home. The challenge was to make it stable enough to hold an egg safely for a water landing. 
We’ve had some fantastic videos and pictures of the investigations. It looks like there’s been some very smooth runs and maybe a few crash landings!

Year 6 Curriculum Letters