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Working with a simple model powered by a battery-driven fan, students get a feel for the forces involved in moving a boat through water. To improve performance, students use their understanding of physics to analyze parameters and design a faster boat. This immersion in learning-by-doing translates abstract concepts into tangible objectives and teaches students lessons in modeling and design.
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Grouped Work ID 2094810f-b9d9-3018-bc81-ef52984ab655
Grouping Title construct a boat
Grouping Author baroway william
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subject_facet Activity programs in education
Boatbuilding -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- Activity programs
Ship models -- Design and construction -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- Activity programs
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Activity programs in education
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Ship models
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