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“The castaways”- Build your own raft
This unit is designed for children 10-13 years old .
It lasts 90 minutes
Children are asked to imagine that they are castaways who need to find a way to leave a deserted island in the middle of the ocean. In order to do that they need to build a raft using available materials . By responding to this challenge, children become acquainted with the field of ocean engineering and learn about the scientific principles of floating and sinking.
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The trainings handbooks are intended for educators and teachers who are preparing to train teachers for one or more ENGINEER units. Each handbook will need the accompanying teacher guide.
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