Activities

Design a Flotation Device

Participants design and build a flotation device that can keep an unopened can of soup afloat in a bucket of water. In doing so, they consider what makes something sink or float, touching on concepts such as buoyancy, density, and displacement.

Activity Details

Activity Type:Hands-On Activities
Topic(s):Forces
Grade:3-5, 6-8
Time:60 minutes or less
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