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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.

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Grade
4th - 8th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
30 mins
Instructional Strategies
Inquiry-Based Learning
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