Constitution was built to out-run or out-gun the enemy – can your ship design do the same? With a limited budget and timeline, your students will create tin-foil ships that can carry 50 guns and race down a ten-foot water track while they come to understand the concepts of displacement and basic engineering constraints.
|Class Size||10-30 students|
|Cost||$8.00/student. First 6 teachers/chaperones included at no cost. Additional adults welcome at $8.00/person|
Massachusetts Curriculum Standards
- Mathematics: 5.D.3; 6.M.3; CCSS.Math.Content.8.EE.B.5
- Physical Science: Motions of Objects: 11, 12