Floating Boats

Make a splash and explore the concept of buoyancy!

Bookable Group Program

Additional Fee
5 and under
30 minutes

Some things in our environment sink and others float. Investigate these concepts and discover what things will and will not float. Learn how to make a boat that will float heavy objects. How much weight will it take to sink your boat?

About Group Programs

Programs are explorations where participants watch and engage with a Science Center educator who showcases amazing scientific experiments to guests.

Floating Boats is designed for kindergartners.

Virginia SOLs:

  • Kindergarten: 4 and 5