About the Teacher
Use the design process to solve a problem
1. Predict how many pennies your boat can hold
2. Test the prediction and record the results
Someone who designs a solution to a problem
What we are trying to solve (keeping a boat afloat)
Our idea, our design, our answer to the problem (our boat)
What kind of boat will float best?
a large boat?
What else might make the boat float better?
Sketch you our ideas and choose one to build. The video below might help...
If your boat isn't perfect, no worries! Just have fun.
Fill a pan or bowl with water and place your boat, put pennies into it...record how many pennies it held before sinking.
RECORD YOUR DATA HERE