In this activity, students will use classroom materials and wind energy to build and power a sailboat. Students will evaluate which material properties enabled boats to go the furthest using wind energy.
Real World Science Topics:
- An investigation to analyze material properties
After completing this activity, students will be able to explain different material properties.
Activity Difficulty Rating: 1
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difficulty of set up and how difficult they are to perform. The rating
scale is from 1 to 5, with 1 being the easiest and 5 being the most
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