Monday, 30 September 2013

Boats That Float

We have been learning about different types of boats and how to make our own boats as part of our 'Invention' inquiry unit. 

 Plasticine boats, after lots of experimenting we found that a shallow bowl shape or a canoe shape floated the best. We had to be make sure that there were no holes in the hull for water to leak through.

Origami paper boats. We used these instructions to fold our boats.

 A BrainBox boat, with a battery operated motor and a propeller.

Once we discovered about how to make different types of boats and what types of things can float and sink we designed and made our own boats.

No comments:

Post a Comment