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.

Currently Unavailable for Booking

While we’re not able to offer this programming now, it’s still in our repertoire. Once we can welcome groups back to the Science Center again, we will make this available for booking.

Floating Boats is designed for kindergartners.

Virginia SOLs:

  • Kindergarten: 4 and 5