STEM Challenge - Buoyant Force - Build a Boat (Fun Experiment)

STEM Challenge - Buoyant Force - Build a Boat (Fun Experiment)
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In this STEM Activity students will compete to build a boat from Play-Doh that can hold the most pennies without sinking. The instructions will direct students to indirectly calculate the buoyant force that is holding up their boat and it also includes a short explanation of Archimedes principle which explain what the buoyant force is.

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Total Pages
4 pages
Answer Key
Does not apply
Teaching Duration
1 hour
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