Find a Troop Junior Badges & Journeys

Paddle Boat Design Challegne (Girl Scout Troop)

Explore how paddle boats work and engineer your own paddle boat. 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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    Explore how paddle boats work

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    Design and build a rubber band-powered paddle boat

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    Test your rubber band-powered paddle boat

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    Analyze and share your results

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    Brainstorm ways to improve your design

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