Thanksgiving Boat STEM Challenge (Ages 5-8)

Denise C.
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(159)
In this one-time course, student will review basic STEM concepts including shapes, surface tension and high/low density in water, and wind power as a source of green energy, while making an adorable replica ship that floats!

Class Experience

Students will review and learn basic STEM concepts including some shapes (trapezoid, rectangle, circle), parts of a ship (sails, mast, deck, etc), surface tension (suspends boat in water), high/low density in water (why a boat floats), and wind power as a source of green energy (wind blowing on masts to move the ship).
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Please have the following materials ready to bring to our class:
-Disposable drinking cups (Styrofoam or plastic work best)
-Playdough or similar material
-Glue or tape
-Craft sticks (popsicle sticks)
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
NOTE: Some of the tools required for this course (e.g. scissors) are considered hazardous for underage students. Therefore, they should only be used under direct parental supervision and/or at the parents discretion to ensure the safety of the student and to reduce the risk of personal injury.

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Meet the teacher

Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(159)
 I have experience teaching students ranging from grade school ages into adulthood, tutoring 1-on-1, and teaching large groups. I was a language and art/music teacher in Europe for about a year, while traveling around Europe and the UK, where... 
Group Class


per class
Meets once
30 min

Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(4)
Completed by 19 learners
Live video meetings
Ages 5-8
1-10 learners per class

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