plastic tubs

plastic tubs

We’re talking salad tubs, strawberry containers etc. This kinds of plastic can quickly mount up around the home. Why not have some STEM fun and turn it into sail boats?

SCIENCE: Explore floating and sinking. With older children you could introduce Archimedes Principle.

TECHNOLOGY: Research real-life boat designs. What size and shapes work best?

ENGINEERING: Create your boat. How could you adapt your design to make it float better or hold more weight?

MATHEMATICS: How much weight can your boat hold?

 

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