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Science & Nature
Why Do Boats Float?
Understand the physics behind why boats actually float on water.
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45 minute class
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Students will discover why a boat floats on water through discussion and creating their very own boats using tin foil. A slide show will be provided to help guide students in different partner and group discussions. They will be able to identify and explain key terms like buoyancy, density, and water displacement while showing off their unique boats to the class. No background knowledge is required.
I have 9 years of experience teaching middle school science. I offer this class because it has proven to be engaging with great learning outcomes every time.
1 file available upon enrollmentPlease come to class with a roll of aluminum foil, about 50 pennies, and a large container full of water. A slideshow will be provided by the teacher.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
45 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
Science, Math, and Spanish
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
142 total reviews
85 completed classes
I currently hold a Level 2 Professional Teaching License for the state of Utah. I teach a variety of classes that are appropriate for elementary through middle school students. My favorite classes to teach are related to math and science. I...