Boats and Buoyancy: A Complete Unit

Boats and Buoyancy: A Complete Unit
Boats and Buoyancy: A Complete Unit
Boats and Buoyancy: A Complete Unit
Boats and Buoyancy: A Complete Unit
Boats and Buoyancy: A Complete Unit
Boats and Buoyancy: A Complete Unit
Boats and Buoyancy: A Complete Unit
Boats and Buoyancy: A Complete Unit
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Teaching Boats and Buoyancy is fun with this organized, well laid out pirate unit!

This unit is aligned with the ALBERTA grade two science curriculum outcomes.

In this unit, students will become become pirates and discover what items will float, or sink. They will also explore how to make floating items sink and sinking items float.
Students will learn about different types of boats and design 4 different types of boats.
They also will create a boat at home and test it in class. Students will learn vocabulary words like: density, submerged, keel and buoyancy. In this unit, students learn how to work together in groups in a fun and engaging way.

The experiments included in this unit are:
• Floaters and Sinkers
• Fruit Fun
• The Crayon Mystery
• Sinking Objects
• Floating Objects
• Tipping Straws
• Plasticine Boats
• Cork Boats
• Cargo Ships
• Motor Boats
• Catamaran Stability
• Waterproof Boats


Also attached in this unit are Boats and Buoyancy Key Vocabulary Cards, Pirate Island Review Board Game and posters. The posters included are:
-Cargo Ship
-Sailboat
-Motorboat
-Catamaran
-Diagram of a Sailboat
-All About Density


In this unit, you will find:
• Table of Contents
• Boats and Buoyancy Experiments and Student Booklet
• Boats and Buoyancy Experiment Instructions and Examples
• Boats and Buoyancy Vocabulary Cards
• Posters for Boats (Catamaran, Sailboat, Motorboat, Cargo Ship)
• All About Density Poster, Parts of a Sailboat Poster
• Pirate Island Board Game (in color and black & white)
• Pirate Island Questions (in color and black & white)
• Pirate Island Answer Key


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Keywords: boats, buoyancy, float, sink, sailboat
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