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Boats That Float - Displacement | Theme: Oceans | Scripted Afterschool Activity

Grade Levels
1st - 4th
Formats Included
  • PDF
6 pages
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Why to boats float? In this exciting conclusion to the Boats That Float series, students will review buoyancy and density, learn about displacement, and then put that knowledge to work building their own boats. This fully scripted lesson helps group leaders teach the concept of displacement and a hold boat building contest without getting water logged.

Related activities include:
Boats That Float - Density
Boats That Float - Buoyancy

NOTE: Students should complete the activities on density and buoyancy or have already been introduced to those concepts before beginning this lesson on displacement.

Get all three activities in the Boats That Float Bundle.

Scripted lessons make it easy for new teachers or group leaders to teach without extensive training. Most required materials are common household items, common school items, or easy to find art supplies. To see materials lists, standards, and other helpful notes, please download the preview.

Boats That Float - Displacement | Theme: Oceans | Scripted Afterschool Activity by Curricubits is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.
Total Pages
6 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 hour
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