Start a 10-Day Free Trial to Unlock the Full Review

Why Lesson Planet?

Find quality lesson planning resources, fast!
Share & remix collections to collaborate.
Organize your curriculum with collections. Easy!
Have time to be more creative & energetic with your students!

Activity # 13 Float or Sink?

Students have seen that solids, which are more dense than a liquid, that sinks in that liquid and solids, which are less dense than a liquid, that floats on that liquid. They use a metal boat to float in water. Pupils comprehend that density=mass/volume, increasing the volume of an object made of metal decreases the density of the object.

4 Views 18 Downloads
Resource Details

4th - 8th
1 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
30 mins
Instructional Strategies
Inquiry-Based Learning
1 more...
Included Materials
  • Project
  • Worksheet