ASAP Science and Technology Exemplars - Grades 1-8 - Grade 1
Grade 1

Matter and Materials

Watery Paper

Description of the task:
Students will conduct an investigation to determine that the properties of materials are important when deciding which paper to choose for a specific purpose. After their investigation, students will design and construct a boat from their choice of paper to see if it will float for five minutes.

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