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Make an experimental boat

Celebrate National Science Week

Activity time: 20 minutes

Science is about asking questions and finding answers, to learn about the world and the universe.

In this video we make a boat and test if it can float. We also see how fast it can go. 

Download the family guide for more fun activities: 

  • Make an icecream and soda volcano you can drink
  • Test what paper shapes are the strongest 
  • Make snow with cornflour and shaving cream

Family guide

You’ll need....

  • aluminium foil
  • recyclable materials
  • paper or card
  • scissors
  • crayons, textas, pencils
  • glue stick or sticky tape.