Who Sank the Boat?

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Fifth graders experiment with student made aluminum boats to test for buoyancy. They design a boat and determine how many marbles it takes to sink it while recording their data in a spreadsheet. They design a graph using the data and discuss which shape or size of boat held the most marbles.

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Grade
5th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategies
Inquiry-Based Learning
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Technology
Database & Spreadsheet
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