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Write a one paragraph description of how you would change your design. In other words, what part of your design was effective? What part of your design did not work? How would you change it? 25 pts
Describe three things that you saw other students do that you consider being very effective. 25 pts
Archimedes Principle states that "The buoyant force on a body immersed in a fluid is equal to the weight of the fluid displaced by that object." An object floats when its weight is equal to the buoyant force. Write a one-paragraph description of how this principle applies to the floatation of your boat. 25 pts
Describe how you would calculate the buoyant force exerted on your boat by the water. What measurements would you take and how would you interpret them? 25 pts