Popsicle Boat Project Proposal


Title:
Bch3 Popsicle Stick Boat
Member(s):
Brody
Challenge:
we will build a floating boat out of Popsicle sticks and I will keep on adding weights until at can't float anymore.
Learning:
we will learn how to make a floating boat out of Popsicle sticks
we will be challenged by first of all making it float and I will be challenge to see how much weight it can hold. And if it doesn't float what Happens
This will stretch me by making me be creative on the design of the boat.
Materials:
Popsicle Sticks/I will Buy them for under ten bucks, Glue, tape, and stuff around Mr. Whitmers room.
Main Steps:
1. Buy Popsicle sticks
2. Glue or tape them together
3. See if it floats If so continue and if not try again to make it float
4. Add weights until it can't float
5. Add pictures the hole time
6. Post everything to the wiki
Time:
Not very long about 3 class periods 2 class periods to build 1 total to test the boat
Resources:
you tube videos
Difficulties:
To make a boat that floats and its sturdy.
Sharing:
I will take pictures of all of my steps and materials and my final project and post them on to the wiki.
Evaluation:
How will you/your group define the projects success? How should we evaluate your success? How will that be "visible" to others? (Demonstrate) Can your progress be measured throughout the project?
(Look at the Thinkering Studio Rubric for some ideas or possibly Rubistar.)
Design your own rubric.