Build A Boat

Catalog #: 018-99-0007
Parent Exhibit: Engineer It!
Description: What boat design will be fastest and most stable? Experiment with custom boat hull designs by combining bows and sterns of different shapes. Build sailboats from a variety of sails, hulls and keels. Create paddleboats by varying the number of paddles. Then test and revise all of your boats in the water tank. Speedboat Table is equipped with two tethered pulleys and two digital readouts, which record the time it takes the boats to traverse the length of the tank. The Sailboat Table is equipped with a blower to give air power to the sails. Manipulative and filtration systems are included with all Tables.
Approximate Component Dimensions: H 84 inches | W 48 inches | D 167 inches
Site Requirements
Power Required: Yes
Powered From: Floor
Air Pressure: N/A

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