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This is a one period activity/lab to teach students about the concept of density and Archimedes Principle, why things float. Students each get a piece of aluminum foil and design and make a boat. They then must calculate how many pennies it will carry before sinking, and then test it. This is an e
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Bring some hands on to your science! Students apply their understanding of buoyancy and Archimedes Principle to design, build and test a foil boat. They also submit responses to select questions to further demonstrate their understanding of unit concepts. Use it alone as an engaging, hands on acti
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Print and cut this half sheet for an easy record and assessment for your engineering project. Pairs well with an engineering project as follows: 1) students design a boat to hold more than 10 pennies (using graphic organizer) 2) students test their design (supplies: foil, cups, tape, pennies, bowls
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STEM activity requiring students to create a boat out of different materials. Allows the opportunity for creating and hypothesizing how many pennies the boat can hold without sinking.
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Lab used to help students understand buoyancy. Teaches about floating, sinking, and Archimedes' Principal.
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Introduction: First year science students often view scientific inquiry as difficult. This is a simple lab to invoke thought processes. Each student will be given a piece of aluminum foil and be asked to design a boat that will hold as many pennies as possible without sinking. You can "tweek" as n
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Here's a great way to introduce the Scientific Process to you students. The objective of the experiment is to have you students create a boat out of tin foil that will hold the most pennies in it before it sinks. They can fold or tear the foil, but that's it. You will need lots of foil for groups
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This is a great resource for the younger grades who are doing the STEM Penny boat challenge. It will introduce them to the beginning stages of the scientific method.
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What do you do with students when they are already excited for a holiday- DO SCIENCE!!! What a great way to keep them focused on crazy days! This is a HUGE bundle with tons of holiday STEM resources: Static Electricity (Halloween) Balloon Rockets (Halloween, Christmas, St Patrick's Day, Easter) P
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Celebrate the 100th day with STEM! Try these 5 STEM challenges with simple materials to engage students in learning and problem solving all day! Float 100 Pennies Boat Challenge Tallest Toothpick Tower with 100 toothpicks Build a Bridge 100 Strong (strong enough for 100 pennies) 100 Dixie Cup Moun
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Have fun on your 100th day of school with these hands-on, inquiry based science experiments! Included are a week's worth of activities, all based around the theme of "100". *"100 Pennies in a Boat" *"100 Melting Crayons" *"100 Magnetic Paperclips" *"100 Dancing Chocolate Chips" *"100 Licks" Exp
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This is a great partner experiment that encourages creative thinking and problem solving. Students use a variety of materials to build a boat, and then test their structure in water. They must plan and execute a design with a partner, predict how many pennies their boat can support, and test their d
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The 100th day is so exciting for kids, and now we can work on STEM while celebrating our 100th day of school! Included in this pack are: Lego STEM Engineering Pack- Students use 100 legos to create a design. 100th Day Penny Boat STEM Challenge- Students create a boat to hold at least 100 pennies wit
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Bring some STEM-based fun into your classroom with these no-prep packages! Students apply their understanding of major unit concepts as they work through the challenges and submit challenge-specific worksheets that address key ideas. Grade Eight Challenges 1) The Great Filtration Challenge (Under
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A STEM challenge for little engineers just starting to design their own inventions using the engineering design process. In this project, students build a tin foil boat to see if it floats. Then they get to challenge themselves to see how many pennies their boat can hold.
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STEM-Tin Foil Boat Lab-Archimedes' Principle. Fun and easy lab to reinforce density, buoyant force, weight, and Archimedes' Principle. Students follow the scientific method to answer how many pennies their boat will hold before sinking. Students will test, gather data, and graph. Material needed-pen
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This file contains 37 science experiments. Each experiment follows the same format as presented in the preview. Each experiment is accompanied with a handout for students to follow along. This pack could be suitable for any students in grades K-2. It is all you need for a fun year of science :)
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Celebrate the 100th day of school with this bundle of literacy, math and science activities. Be sure to download the preview to see everything that's included! Printable 100th Day Booklet: * "My favorite thing we did in the first 100 days" (writing activity) * "I can race to 100" (ten frame acti
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This product makes learning about density and buoyancy fun and it’s a great challenge that the kids really get into! It’s easy prep and the only materials you need are about \$1.50 in pennies per group, an approximately 20x15cm piece of aluminum foil and a bucket full of water. I show a quick clip f
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4 ACTIVITIES IN ONE PRODUCT! Making science fun is a great way to get students engaged in their own learning and discovery. Included in this product is 4 AMAZING activities to help your students to gain a deeper understanding of what density is and how it is impacted by mass and volume. Included i
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Learn about buoyancy and the Archimedes Principle before showing your class how to demonstrate the Archimedes Principle using their own boats! Students will test how many pennies their boats can hold before sinking, and the class will compile their data to create their own line plot!
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Students follow the Engineering Design Process to test their penny boat design. The Design constraints are a 6x6 piece of aluminum foil
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This 95 page ocean themed packet of resources is full of fun learning experiences that are perfect for the last few weeks of the year, for summer school, or for enrichment programs. There are enough materials here to spend a whole week doing reading, writing, math, social studies, and science activi
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Here's a great way to introduce the Scientific Process to you students. The objective of the experiment is to have you students create a tower using only index cards. They can fold or tear the cards, but that's it. You will need lots of index cards for groups of students to use. The experiment
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