Build your own power boats. Create a paddle boat and learn how paddles cna store portential energy. Then build a balloon powered boat. Have fun making them both float!
Materials Needed: For the balloon powered boat:
- a plastic container for the body (a sushi trya is ideal)
- strong tape (duct tape is ideal)
- Pennies or toys to act as ballast
For the Paddle boat:
- 8 1/2 x 11 sheet of chipboard from a cereal box
- Plastic wrap or duct tape
- Rubber bands of varying sizes
- pennies or other small but heavy material to be used for ballast to balance the boat
- 4 wooden skewers
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