Activities

Foil Boats

Participants design and build a boat from aluminum foil that holds as many pennies as possible before it sinks or capsizes, learning about buoyancy, density, and displacement.

Activity Details

Activity Type:Hands-On Activities
Topic(s):Forces
Grade:3-5
Time:30 minutes or less
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