How to make a Fan Powered Boat that really rips across the water. A great STEM project to do in school or at home.

Here are the things you will need:

Materials:

  • 1 sheet of polystyrene foam
  • 1 battery holder
  • 1 snap battery connector
  • 2 AA cells (zinc chloride, not alkaline or re-chargeable)
  • 1 small plastic bag
  •  1 toggle switch
  •  1 motor
  •  1 motor mount
  •  1 propeller
  •  3 crocodile leads
  • 2 cotton reels
  •  1 pine cone
  •  2 wiggly eyes
  • Rhinestone craft tape

Tools and consumables:

  • Ruler
  • Pencil and felt tip pen
  • Large scissors
  • Sheet of A4 card
  •  Sellotape
  • Low melt glue gun

Now just watch the video below and see how it’s made.

Thanks to TTS for providing the kit: Link: Coming January 2017

This project and many more can be found in ‘Technology for fun 2’ by Caroline Alliston. (Only £5!)