Units of measurement

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Introduce your Year 3 students to the concepts of density and buoyancy.

Students can experiment in pairs or teams with different types of boats, built by them from foil, to see how many marbles each can hold before it sinks.

For homework, students can build a foil boat of their own design that must hold 10 marbles.

 

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Lesson plan (DOCX)

Meets Australian Curriculum codes:

ACMMG061

Who Sank the Boat? (2:13)

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