As summer slowly fades into fall, make the most of the warmer weather with this family-friendly STEM activity created by 4-H’s 2020 Youth in Action winner, Joseph Huff. A perfect pairing of indoor and outdoor elements, this activity teaches kids how to build a self-propelling boat while learning about water resistance, thrust, and the transfer of energy along the way.
Whether your kids deploy their boat in a tub, a pool or a local creek, they will have a blast racing them to see how fast and far it will float.
The full activity directions, brought to you by HughesNet, can be found here. Be sure to share your creations in the comments below!