Halloween and Thanksgiving Science: Candy Corn Boats

Halloween and Thanksgiving Science: Candy Corn Boats
Halloween and Thanksgiving Science: Candy Corn Boats
Halloween and Thanksgiving Science: Candy Corn Boats
Halloween and Thanksgiving Science: Candy Corn Boats
Halloween and Thanksgiving Science: Candy Corn Boats
Halloween and Thanksgiving Science: Candy Corn Boats
Halloween and Thanksgiving Science: Candy Corn Boats
Halloween and Thanksgiving Science: Candy Corn Boats
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Some fun, hands-on Autumn science with a STEM aspect! Students build boats out of aluminum foil that will hold their cargo: candy corns! There are solid engineering and surface area aspects to this activity when students compare a small 4x4 cm boat to a larger 8x8 cm boat. You could also hold a contest to see which larger boat holds the must number of candy corns!

All the science behind the activity is explained and extension ideas are offered. The result table is provided that includes a small writing question. When students finish, they can work on the provided activity worksheet. Answer key included.

For an extra, there is a Venn diagram where students compare candy corn to regular corn.

Other Halloween Resources

Candy Corn Science

Halloween CSI: Who Dunnit?

Spinning Optical Halloween Discs

How Far will the Ghost Rider Travel?

Decaying Pumpkin Experiment

Halloween Electrical Quizboard

This individual resource is also part of a Halloween Science Bundle. You will receive a full 25% discount on this product as well as all the other resources listed above!

Halloween Science BUNDLE

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