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Soapy Boats


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Soapy Boats

In this activity, learners will explore surface tension, what it is, and how we can change it. Included in this activity is an in-depth activity guide on the science of surface tension, step by step instructions, and a video guide to that you can work alongside of!

Quick Guide


Preparation Time:
5 to 10 minutes

Learning Time:
5 to 10 minutes

Estimated Materials Cost:
$1 - $5 per group of students

Age Range:
Ages 4 - 11

Resource Type:
Activity

Language:
English

Materials List (per group of students)


  • 1 Pair of Scissors
  • Heavy Duty Paper (Photo paper from junk mail works well)
  • toothpick
  • shallow bowl
  • dish soap

Subjects


  • Physical Sciences
    • Structure and Properties of Matter

Informal Categories


  • Arts and Crafts

Other


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Access Rights:

  • Free access

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Source Collection:

  • Life and Science at Home

Rights:

  • All Rights Reserved, Museum of Life and Science, ©2021

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