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Engineering is SWEet! - Soap Powered Boat

In this experiment, we use the properties of water to power a boat using only dish soap! Below are items needed to follow along with the experiment.

Experiment 1:

  • Dish soap
  • Water
  • Cooking sheet
  • Thick plastic posterboard or corrugated plastic board

 Experiment 2:

  • Plate
  • Milk
  • Food coloring
  • Dish soap

By the UK Society of Women Engineerings