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Float or Sink Activity Bundle

SKU: W46837
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The Float or Sink Activity Bundle includes two activities and one engineering challenge that are aligned to NGSS, Common Core ELA and Math standards, and the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes. Students will investigate the buoyancy of objects, determine what attributes cause objects to float or sink, and complete a challenge to build a boat that will float in water. This bundle comes with an activity guide and materials to serve 10-12 students.


Type: Activity Guides and Curriculum, Multi-Student Project Packs Grades: Pre-K-2


What You'll Get

  • Float or Sink Set
  • 3 six-quart clear containers
  • 20 washers
  • Activity guide

Learning Values

  • Buoyancy
  • Density
  • Observation and data
  • Problem identification
  • Sketching/drawing
  • Problem-solving
  • Engineering design
  • Criteria
  • Prediction
  • Analyzing data
  • Patterns
  • Classifying
  • Sorting
  • Counting


  • Students Served: 10-12
  • Tools and Materials Required: Towel, straws, popsicle sticks, aluminum foil, yarn