Fifth Graders Build a Boat!

Fifth Graders Build a Boat!

Fifth graders finished up three weeks with the Wind and Oar Boat School School workshop on-site.  This program was made possible by a grant from the Wind and Oar Boat School and Genentech.  During the program, students rotated between three stations which involved basic boat geometry and blueprint plans, using hand saws and power tools (such as jigsaws and power screwdrivers) and applying mathematical concepts (fractions, units of measurement).  In addition to a full-scale rowboat, students made individual model boats as well.

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