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Hands-on Activity

Sail Away

Fun Forces
Summary
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.
Overview
Topic: Matter
Real World Science Topics:
  • An investigation to analyze material properties
Objective
After completing this activity, students will be able to explain different material properties.

Activity Difficulty Rating: 1 Each hands-on science activity has been ranked based on 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 complicated.

5-MINUTE REFRESHER

TAKE FIVE

Use these quick refreshers to prep for your next class.