P2_9 The animals float two by two, hurrarh!

Oliver Youle, Katie Raymer, Benjamin Jordan, Thomas Morris


Genesis, 6:13 – 22, God commands Noah to build an ark, and to do so God provides exact dimensions. Ultimately the ark will home at least two of all the Earth’s animals. Using Archimedes principle we conclude that the ark will be of sufficient buoyancy to withstand a mass of 50.54x106kg and therefore can safely support the mass of the animals.

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