Ships are a pretty clever invention… have you ever wondered how they actually work or what the very first boats were like?
Well, we’ve teamed up with Cammell Laird – a shipbuilding company based in Birkenhead – to answer your questions!
Click play to watch our team of apprentices from Cammell Laird explain the science behind ships!
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- How do ships float?
- Why can’t ships go as fast as cars?
- How do tall ships stay upright?
- Why can’t ships go to the bottom of the ocean?
- How does a hovercraft work?
You can find out more about the history and science behind ships in Sean’s Ships!
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Find out how huge, heavy container ships manage to float on the water and how submarines can go for months and months sitting at the bottom of the ocean!
You can hear new episodes weekdays from 8am on Fun Kids – and catch-up on previous episodes in full now!
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