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Popsicle Stick Paddle Boat

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Area of Science
If you're interested in object motion and enjoy building things or taking mechanical things apart to see how they work, then it sounds like you'd be interested in mechanical engineering. Read more
STEM Activity
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Build your own bathtub or pool toy from simple craft materials in this fun activity! You will build a rubber-band-powered boat that can zip across the surface of the water after you wind up the rubber band. Read more
Science Fair Project Idea
Rubber band paddle boats are a fun bathtub or pool toy that you can build yourself. How do you make a boat that goes the fastest? Find out in this project as you build and test your own boat. Read more
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Investigate the physics of boat design, floating, sinking, and more with boat and boat design science and engineering projects, including DIY sailboats, submarines, and underwater ROVs. Boat and Submarine Science Experiments For students fascinated with boats, submarines, and other water vehicles, science projects can make great hands-on explorations. These projects can be fun in summer months or for a school science project or the science fair.… Read more
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Use wooden craft sticks or popsicle sticks for hands-on STEM activities! STEM Projects with Simple Materials Doing hands-on science doesn't have to involve expensive or specialty materials. The projects highlighted below all feature wooden craft or popsicle sticks! Hands-on STEM Activities Using Popsicle Sticks Popsicle Stick Chain Reaction: Interweave wooden craft sticks in an exploration of… Read more
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