Challenge your students to work as a team to keep a self designed boat afloat while carrying freight (pennies)!
This activity is very versatile and can easily be used as part of a larger unit or as a stand alone team building or maker space activity.
Use as Maker Space: Challenge your students create by using teamwork to solve problems
Use As a Buoyancy and Density Lesson. This can be used as one aspect of a lesson looking at density and water displacement.
Or use as part of a Titanic Unit. Who isn’t fascinated by the sinking of the RMS Titanic? Use this as part of a larger unit on the sinking of the great ship
I use this as part of my Chemistry class when we study data, how numbers are used in chemistry and data.
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