Create fun, Floating Animals using polyfoam and cork!
Stimulate physical science learning with hands-on activities about properties of matter and buoyancy. Cut different materials and test which material floats in water. Assemble floating animals with cork and observe how the animals float. Determine which is the best material to use for the Floating Animal bodies.
For life science lessons, discuss how the adaptations of each animal facilitates survival in water habitats.
Assemble Animals with cork for hands-on lessons about Floating objects or properties of matter. Use Floating Animals for any subject area from science to storytelling!
Supplies Used: 1" x 0.25" Cork, Google Eyes, Polyfoam, Tape (Double-Sided)
The teacher will die-cut the materials for student use prior to the lesson.
Science: Physical Science
Science: Life Science
Fine Arts: Visual Arts
K-4 Standard 3: Choosing and Evaluating a Range of Subject Matter, Symbols and Ideas
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