Junior - Mechanical Engineering: Paddle Boat Design Challenge

Explore how paddle boats work and engineer your own 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.

Kit Cost:

If you would like to purchase a kit with Cookie Dough, we can absolutely make that happen! Just email us at theorangeval@gmail.com and we'd be happy to assist you.
Badges and patches sold separately. You can purchase the Junior Paddle Boat Design Challenge badge from GSWW for $3 each here.

Kit Contents:


Not included, but needed for completion: