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Week 3

Read the information in the Powerpoints (or pdfs) above and then complete the worksheets below.

Investigative Science - Design & build a Pirate Ship

For this investigation you will need:

  • washing up sponge
  • corks
  • lollipop sticks
  • skewers
  • elastic bands
  • glue
  • cardboard

(or any other materials you can find that might be useful!)

Design and test your own Pirate Ship


  • Did your ship float or sink?
  • Did it stay upright in the water?
  • Did it move across the water when you blew it through a straw?