Build Your Own Boats

From the Series Makerspace Models

  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

Landlubbers can make a splash with these easy-to-make watercraft using simple, everyday items! You’ll be surprised how you can use two soft drink cans and a rubber band to make a catamaran, a plastic bottle and baking soda to make a jet boat, and more! Get your materials together and see how these boats float and race. There’s something for all wannabe sailors.

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-1-5124-5969-2
$27.99 $20.99
978-1-5124-9871-4
$42.65 $31.99
Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Science
Copyright 2018
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand Hungry Tomato ®
Imprint Hungry Tomato ®
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2018-01-01
Reading Counts! Level 4.7
BISACS JNF057020, JNF015000, JNF051120
Dewey 623.82/01
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 7 x 9
Lexile 890
Guided Reading Level W
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Step-by-step instructions, and Table of contents

Author: Rob Ives

Rob Ives is a former math and science teacher and now a designer and paper engineer living in Cumbria, UK. He creates science- and project-based children's books, including Paper Models that Rock! and Paper Automata. He specializes in character-based paper animations and all kinds of fun and fascinating science projects, and often visits schools to talk about design technology and demonstrate his models.