Run run as fast as you can! But the gingerbread man gets into trouble when he comes to a river!
Have some fun on the days before winter break and get your students thinking! This is a twist on the boat building density (buoyancy) challenge often done with aluminum foil and pennies.
Challenge your students to build a boat to hold a gingerbread man (a large cookie or a laminated cut-out with pennies added for additional weight). Students use given materials to design, build and redesign a boat.
Try Some Science for all Holidays!
HOLIDAY SCIENCE EXPERIMENTS BUNDLE: Inquiry for all seasons!
Holidays are a great time to keep students engaged with science!
More Winter Science:
Christmas Science Inquiry force experiment-Newton's 3rd law- balloon rockets
Holiday Christmas December Science Dissolve a Candy Cane with Scientific Method
Winter Scientific Method Inquiry- What substance will melt ice most effectively?
Try this one Valentines Day!
Valentines Day Science Dissolve a Candy Heart using the Scientific Method