Mechanical Engineering: Paddle Boat

  1. Explore how paddle boats work
  2. Design and build a rubber band-powered paddle boat
  3. Test your rubber band-powered paddle boat
  4. Analyze and share your results
  5. Brainstorm ways to improve your design

When you’ve earned this badge, you’ll know how to build and test a paddle boat and understand buoyancy, potential energy, and kinetic energy.

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