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Activity #15 The Cartesian diver

Students comprehend that the Cartesian diver is a dropper and the water and air inside it. They vary the volume of the air and the amount of water, the diver can be made to be either more or less dense than water. Pupils squeeze the bottle, pressure is exerted on the air in the diver and the gas's volume is decreased.

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4th - 8th
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
30 mins
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
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