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 Pre-K–K.

Virginia Standards of Learning:

  • Kindergarten: 1, 3, 4 and 5

North Carolina Standard Course of Study:

  • Physical Science: K.1