STEM Investigation: How do boats float? Boat Challenge!!

STEM Investigation: How do boats float? Boat Challenge!!
STEM Investigation: How do boats float? Boat Challenge!!
STEM Investigation: How do boats float? Boat Challenge!!
STEM Investigation: How do boats float? Boat Challenge!!
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2nd, 3rd, 4th
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STEM Challenge: Can you design an aluminum foil boat that will float and hold weight of multiple pennies?

This STEM challenge is a class favorite! It is also the first team activity we do in science, which is awesome because this challenge allows students to make multiple attempts with their design! A hands-on experience that allows students to TRY AGAIN!

This lesson requires students to make observations prior to their building process, a Wonderopolis investigation on how boats float, brainstorm, build, make a prediction, investigate, problem solve, collect data, reflect and make a connection to math by using the data they collected.

Materials:
Alumnium Foil
Pennies, or other coins
Bin
Water
Student interactive notebook (optional)

This package contains both full and half-sized worksheets of, a lesson overview, extension overview, challenge goals and rules,materials list, team flag decorating, pre-observation, investigation observation, design brainstorm, predictions, data collection, reflection, Wonderopolis extension, KWL (know, want to know, learned) flip book, and math extension (data discussion).
Total Pages
24
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
2 Days

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STEM Investigation: How do boats float? Boat Challenge!!
STEM Investigation: How do boats float? Boat Challenge!!
STEM Investigation: How do boats float? Boat Challenge!!
STEM Investigation: How do boats float? Boat Challenge!!
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