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LEGO Boat Engineering Challenge for Kids - Handmade Kids Art

LEGO Boat Engineering Challenge for Kids - Handmade Kids Art
LEGO Boat Engineering Challenge for Kids - Handmade Kids Art


How do large ships like the Prelude float?


Explore the concept of buoyancy and put your engineering skills to the test as you construct your own LEGO boat.


How many pennies can your boat hold before it sinks?


LEGO Boat Engineering Challenge for Kids
STEAM Challenge: How many pennies can your LEGO boat hold?


Materials:


LEGO Bricks


Container of Water


Pennies


Timer (optional)


Step 1: Sketch and design your LEGO boat. Once you are satisfied with the design start building your boat.


Step 2: Test your boat in the water. Does it float? If needed go back and re-design your boat.


LEGO Boat Engineering Challenge for Kids

Step 3: Predict how many pennies you think your boat will hold before it starts to sink. Slowly add the pennies (one at a time) to your boat.


LEGO Boat Engineering Challenge for Kids

How many pennies can you add before your boat starts to sink?


LEGO Boat Engineering Challenge for Kids

Step 4: Try re-designing your boat to hold even more pennies.


LEGO Boat Engineering Challenge for Kids

LEGO Boat Engineering Challenge for Kids

The Science Behind It:


Buoyancy is the upward force that keeps an object afloat. An object will float when it’s buoyancy is greater than the object’s weight.


For more Early Learning with LEGO check out the links below:


LEGO number line for Addition and Subtraction from In The Playroom


Hands-On Synonym Blocks Matching Game from Raising Little Superhereos


Spelling With LEGOS! from Preschool Powol Packets


LEGO Boat Engineering Challenge from Handmade Kids Art


Using LEGO to find Syllables from Rainy Day Mum


Area and Perimeter with Lego Duplos from School Time Snippets


Plural Nouns with LEGO from Still Playing School


Combinations of Ten Using Lego Figures from Lemon Lime Adventures


How to do an Lego Engineering Project for Kindergarten, First, or Second Grade from Thriving STEM


Estimating and Probability with LEGO from Planet Smarty Pants


Lego Bar Graphs for First Grade from Look We’re Learning


LEGO Irregular Verb Matching Activity for Second Grade from Sugar Aunts


Original article and pictures take http://handmadekidsart.com/lego-boat-engineering-project-for-kids/ site


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