Powerpoint presentation (includes notes) for teachers looking for an inexpensive, fun and hands-on buoyancy lab for elementary or middle school students
Project has students design, plan and create their own boat made out of tin foil. Once they have tested the design, they then improve upon it.
Can be adjusted to fit multiple grade levels
Follows the scientific method:
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