CNY Steamboat Challenge
Students in elementary, middle and high school work in teams of up to three to build a steamboat out of recycled materials that runs on steam created by the heat of a tea candle. On race day students bring completed boats to race on 3” of water in an inflatable raceway that measures 110” long by 6″ wide. Students are judged on the speed of their boat, the team’s presentation to judges about how they built the boat and what they learned as well as the team’s creativity and innovation in designing the boat. Top finishers race in the finals. Awards are given in three categories: Divisions I, II and III.
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