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How to make a hovercraft at home

Ever wanted to make a hovercraft at home? Hovercrafts are a super fun way to get your students thinking about a whole range of physics concepts!

Follow this demonstration up with other free Science World activities to explore friction or Newton's Third Law.

Big Ideas covered:

Kindergarten: The motion of objects depends on their properties.
Grade 2: Forces influence the motion of an object.
Grade 4: Energy comes in a variety of forms that can be transferred from one object to another.
Grade 5: Machines are devices that transfer force and energy.
Grade 6: Newton’s three laws of motion describe the relationship between force and motion.