1 Class Period
In this hands-on activity, students will use effective group participation, planning, and knot-tying, to build a raft that someone can successfully float on. To make it more challenging, this activity can also be done in a timed relay to acquire materials!
Define a simple design problem reflecting a need or a want that includes specific criteria for success and constraints on materials, time, or cost.
Generate and compare multiple possible solutions to a problem based on how well each is likely to meet the criteria and constraints on the problem.