This design technology curriculum activity provides students with an opportunity to develop teamwork and communication skills. It allows students to design, develop, test and appraise their raft. During testing a small expedition may be undertaken.
Find more information about Queensland curriculum on the Queensland Curriculum & Assessment Authority (QCAA) website.
Year 5/6 example: Can you design and construct a raft to carry 4 or 5 people?
Australian Curriculum link: Participate positively in groups and teams by encouraging others and negotiating roles and responsibilities.