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A Weighty Issue

Want to get your students motivated in science class? Given only a piece of aluminum foil, assign groups the task of designing a "barge" that will support the weight of a bunch of pennies.  The group who is able to put the most pennies on their barge before it sinks is the winner!

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Resource Details

Grade
3rd - 8th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 hrs
Instructional Strategies
Collaborative Learning
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Included Materials
  • Project

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