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The Three Billy Goats Gruff - Float-a-Goat STEM Project

Teach Starter Publishing
PDF | 1 page | Grades: 3 - 5

Build the Three Billy Goats Gruff a raft to cross the river and avoid the troll’s bridge with a fun STEM activity.

Save the Billy Goats Gruff! STEM Projects for Kids

This open-ended STEM investigation has been designed to deepen students’ understanding of science concepts including 

  • Sink vs. Float, Buoyancy
  • Waterproof Materials
  • The Scientific Method
  • Research
  • And more!

In this investigation, students must research the concept of buoyancy and waterproof materials. Then they will use craft sticks and other materials to design a raft to help the Three Billy Goats gruff cross the river.

This teaching resource includes:

  • Build a raft investigation explanation
  • Research the facts – sinking vs. floating
  • Research the facts – waterproof
  • Plan and create template
  • Testing template
  • Reflect and share template
  • Billy goat picture template.

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