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Aluminum Foil Boats

Students design a boat of aluminum foil and calculate the density of the boat. Washers are added to the boat until it sinks. Students then redesign boat to hold more washers and recalculate the new density.

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5th - 8th
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Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
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