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
Want more information about DiscoverE’s resources and programs? Check all that apply:

Calling All Educators

We need educators to test the Dream Big lesson plans in their classrooms and complete a brief survey. The first 100 qualified educators who complete the study earn a $50 Amazon gift card.

Don't show this again