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Boat Building

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How do boats float? Classify different materials and see which ones float or sink. Use this knowledge of materials to engineer your own boat and see how much weight you can carry. Students can be introduced to the concept of buoyancy.



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Lesson Plan

Boat Building Materials Checklist (Please Review)

Boat Building Module

Student Sheets

Boat Building Activity Sheets (ES)

Boat Building Activity Sheets (MS)

Items included

Google Presentation on Boats

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