Student Handout

Foam Board Model

Illustration of Foam Board Model


  1. Use a pencil to mark off four equal sections on each 91 cm by 30 cm (36 in. by 12 in.) piece of foam board.

  2. Cover the first section with acetate sheets to create a slick surface.

  3. Glue 3 small rocks across the middle of the plain foam of the second section.

  4. Cover the third section with a piece of burlap or 3 to 4 sheets of cheesecloth.

  5. Glue 10 to 12 small rocks on the plain foam of the fourth section.