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## 2. Focus Questions

### 2.1. what

2.1.1. What did you you use?

2.1.2. What materials can you use to make a paddle and rubber band?

### 2.2. How

2.2.1. How do different sized paddles affect the speed of the boat?

2.2.2. How can you use the material to make a boat which floats?

### 2.3. why

2.3.1. Why does the rubber band and paddle cause a boat to move?

2.3.2. Why do you think this paddle will be effective on your boat?

## 5. Step by Step

### 5.1. Whole class discussion

5.1.3. Think, Pair, Share

5.1.4. Think, Pair, Square

### 5.2. Station 1

5.2.1. Students are required to design a shape which floats. Using the material provided aluminum foil. All images in Station 1 received from, http://www.wikihow.com/Make-a-Tin-Foil-Boat

5.2.2. Think of objects that float on water.Design something like this.

5.2.3. Test how many plastic teddy bears can your object hold before it sinks.

5.2.4. Extension: Explore why you would design a boat made of aluminium foil

### 5.3. Station 2

5.3.1. Students are required to design a shape which floats. Using the material provided modelling clay.

5.3.2. Think of objects that float on water.Design something like this. All images in Station 2 retrieved from, http://www.wikihow.com/Make-a-Boat-out-of-Clay

5.3.3. Test how many plastic teddy bears can your object hold before it sinks.

5.3.4. Extension: Explore why you would design a boat made of modelling clay.

### 5.4. Station 3

5.4.1. Students are required to design a shape that floats. Using the material provided corks. Image retrieved from, http://www.smallfriendly.com/small-friendly/2013/08/diy-cork-boats.html

5.4.2. Think of an object that floats on water. Design something like this.

5.4.3. You can only use 10 corks.

5.4.4. Discuss with your group. How effective is your object if it had to carry an apple or a textbook?

## 7. Step by Step

### 7.1. Station 4

7.1.2. Students are to create a paddle 5cm x 5cm

7.1.5. Record their time

7.1.6. Extension: Explore how this paddle will affect an aluminum or clay boat