Archimedes' Principle Teacher Resources
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WS 1.7 Density /Archimedes PrincipleLesson Planet
7th - 10th
Archimedes' principle is practiced as chemistry learners practice computing the density of different gases, liquids, and solids. Using a chart of standard densities, they also identify unknown materials by similar calculations. Fifteen...
Computing Volume Progression 4Lesson Planet
6th - 9th CCSS: Designed
This resource was written for the younger math learner, but finding the volume of an irregular solid is also a problem for algebra and geometry students. Based on Archimedes’ Principle, one can calculate the volume of a stone by...
Archimedes' Principle, Pascal's Law and Bernoulli's PrincipleLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
What do Pascal's law, Archimedes' Principle, and Bernoulli's Principle have to do with fluid mechanics? The included PowerPoint presentation provides the basic definitions and equations associated with the three. A set of homework...
The Real Story Behind Archimedes' Eureka!Lesson Planet
5 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Can a boat the size of a palace possibly float? Discover how a king and a famous Ancient Greek mathematician named Archimedes answered this question, and explore the history behind Archimedes' principle and how a law of physics that is...
Above-Ground Storage Tanks in the Houston Ship ChannelLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Introduce your class to storage tank failures caused by major storms with an activity that looks at how the concepts of Archimedes' Principle and Pascal's Law affect the storage tanks along the Houston Ship Channel. The background...
What Floats Your Boat?Lesson Planet
7th - 9th CCSS: Designed
Clay's as good a material as any to build a boat, right? An introductory lesson plan sets the stage for two activities associated with buoyancy. The first involves building boats out of clay, while the second uses these boats to measure...