Buoyant Boats

Fourth graders explore the concept of mass and buoyancy. After building boats out of several materials, they predict whether each boat floats if certain objects are added. Students test their predictions and draw conclusions from their experiments.

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Inquiry-Based Learning
2 hrs

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