Second Grade Nest: STEM- Making a Boat

Friday, January 17, 2014

STEM- Making a Boat

STEM Activities- science experiments for kids- making a boat day in the STEM Lab


I just love these trips to our STEM lab. 
This visit, we worked on making a boat. 

Materials
Bucket
Water
Straws
Scissors
Pennies
Plastic Wrap

Objective:
Build a boat that floats

"Winners": 
Team with the most pennies on their boat

STEM Activities- science experiments for kids- making a boat day in the STEM Lab

STEM Activities- science experiments for kids- making a boat day in the STEM Lab

STEM Activities- science experiments for kids- making a boat day in the STEM Lab

STEM Activities- science experiments for kids- making a boat day in the STEM Lab


STEM Activities- science experiments for kids- making a boat day in the STEM Lab

STEM Activities- science experiments for kids- making a boat day in the STEM Lab

STEM Activities- science experiments for kids- making a boat day in the STEM Lab

STEM Activities- science experiments for kids- making a boat day in the STEM Lab

STEM Activities- science experiments for kids- making a boat day in the STEM Lab

STEM Activities- science experiments for kids- making a boat day in the STEM Lab

STEM Activities- science experiments for kids- making a boat day in the STEM Lab

STEM Activities- science experiments for kids- making a boat day in the STEM Lab

STEM Activities- science experiments for kids- making a boat day in the STEM Lab

STEM Activities- science experiments for kids- making a boat day in the STEM Lab

STEM Activities- science experiments for kids- making a boat day in the STEM Lab

STEM Activities- science experiments for kids- making a boat day in the STEM Lab

STEM Activities- science experiments for kids- making a boat day in the STEM Lab

STEM Activities- science experiments for kids- making a boat day in the STEM Lab

STEM Activities- science experiments for kids- making a boat day in the STEM Lab

STEM Activities- science experiments for kids- making a boat day in the STEM Lab

STEM Activities- science experiments for kids- making a boat day in the STEM Lab

STEM Activities- science experiments for kids- making a boat day in the STEM Lab

STEM Activities- science experiments for kids- making a boat day in the STEM Lab

STEM Activities- science experiments for kids- making a boat day in the STEM Lab

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3 comments:

  1. I LOVE this idea!

    Can I ask some questions? How many straws does each group get? Is that size of the plastic wrap the same?

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  2. Seriously fun science! What a great, hands-on way to get kids excited about learning! Love the idea about adding pennies to see how many they can handle.

    ~Christy & Tammy
    Fluttering Through First Grade

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  3. Love this Jessica! Can't wait to see your next lesson :)

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