kidzpark
Home | FAQ | Contact Us | View Cart | Login / Register  


Kids Science Activities

How I Learnt How Boats Sink, Float And Topple.
Materials Required
* Plastic boats, * Some tamarind seeds, * Water Tank to float plastic boat
Method
  • Put the plastic boat in the tank of water and observe what you see.
  • Next put some tamarind seeds inside the plastic boat and observe the difference in the position of the boat. 
  • Next repeat the above experiment by putting seeds only on one side and equally on both sides. 
  • Observe what happens in both the cases.  
What is Learnt
The weight on both sides of the boat should be balanced not to topple while going for a boat ride in a river or lake.
Conclusion
The plastic boat floats freely on water first and sinks further as you add more and more tamarind seeds. Further, when tamarind seeds are added on one side of the boat that side sinks more and more and may topple ultimately. However, on balancing the weight of tamarind seeds on both sides the boat sails smoothly.


Add to My Article | Refer this Article | Print this Article



Comments on this article
van, indiaTuesday, August 09, 2011
very interesting site.very different from others, this is how i want my child to grow in an enviorment where he is exposed to various topics and logics. thank you so much for sharing.

Write your Comments on this Article
Article Title How I Learnt How Boats Sink, Float And Topple.
Your Name
Place of Residence
Your E-mail
Your Comment
 
Security Validation
Enter the characters in the image above
 
Kindergarten Activities
How To Make A Sand Picture Gift
Plant need sunlight and water for its growth
Objects Shapes and sizes
Form Squares with different shapes
Light a bulb with balloon
Produced Fire With A Magnifying Glass
Fun with Soap
Cup Phone
Dark Chocolate Melts Faster Than White Chocolate
How I Played With Alphabets And Hints And Formed Words.
How I Found Out Light Travels In A Straight Line
Salt Water Freezes Later Than Ordinary Water
Why Ice Turns Slippery
Magnetic Attraction And Repulsion
Magic with Corn flour
How To Wish Good Morning To Mummy And Daddy The Doggy Way
Play activity with pulses
Germination of a seed
How I Went Shopping In The Big Mall
See My Colorful Volcano!!