MindSET: Boat Maker

Event Type: MindSET

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Hands-on activity for 3rd-5th graders to learn physics rules via active learning.

Challenge: construct a boat with the materials given to hold the most weight before sinking.

Learning objectives: buoyancy, density, and forces that keep the boat on the water.

Focus: the main focus is on promoting active learning, meaning that volunteers and leaders walk children through finding the correct answer by asking questions.

Project Leaders: Yicheng Tang (tangyc) and Tara Radvand (tararad)

When: Sun. March 12, 2023 1 p.m.–4 p.m.

Where: EECS 1500 (on campus)

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