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Buoyancy Challenge


Construct a boat that will float with as many pennies as you can.
  1. Each team/individual will be furnished with one piece of foil, approximately 10 cm x 10 cm.
  2. Pennies
  3. Ruler
  4. Tubs with water
  5. Paper towels


  1. Each team or individual will only receive one piece of foil.
  2. No items - including adhesives, tape, glue, rubber bands, etc. - may be added to the foil boat.
  3. The team/individual will add one penny at a time, and when the boat sinks, the number in it minus one (1) will be recorded as the score.
  4. Once you have completed this challenge, you will receive a stamp on your Participation Sheet plus how many pennies you floated.

Interactive Booth Time:

9:00 am - 12:00 pm


Celebration Plaza in Hometown Square

Posted 1/25/2014