Overview:

The Odyssey was an epic journey, and it is time we share the benefits of travel with the content of our pantries. Grab some cans and let’s get floating!

Challenge:

Your challenge is to transform a common 20 oz PET bottle (soda bottle or similar) into a boat that can float while carrying two standard cans of soup for at least 2 minutes. In addition to the soda bottle, you may use any other items to make your boat that may commonly be found in a grocery store. Since all boats have names, you must name your boat and create a song about it and the soupy sailors that can be sung to commemorate the two minute voyage.

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The two standard soup cans (10 ¾ oz or larger) must be in contact with the PET bottle during the entire voyage. Some part of the PET bottle must be in contact with the water during the voyage.

Song:

The song must mention the name you give your boat and describe the epic voyage it takes with the soup cans. Time signature and style are up to you!

Submission: optional

If you would like to share your solution with NYDI and our community, please submit video or photos by email to Molly Gawura at molly.gawura.nydi@gmail.com by September 5, 2013. If you give us permission to post solution online, it will have to take a form that could be posted on our website, for example, digital photos, video, power point, etc…

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