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This is a cool experiment on how to make a soap powered boat.  

You could investigate:

Does liquid soap last longer than a solid piece of soap?

Does warm water work better than cold water?

Which materials make the best floating boat?

Does the shape of the boat affect how quick it travels across the water?

Here are the instructions on how to make a soap powered boat.

Molecular Powered Boats Race

How to make a model ferry.

For this experiment you could investigate:
Which shape is the best?
Which material is the best for my model ferry?
How much weight can my model ferry weigh?

East Kent Science Jamboree - Kite Calamity

To make it into an investigation you will need to experiment with different materials (paper, card, plastic carrier bag) for your kite.

Here is a kite template you could use.