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Blowing Ballast

Oceanographers participate in a memorable hands on experience about buoyancy. They build a model of a submersible using a plastic bottle and a balloon. Afterward, they answer assessment questions. An answer key and some terrific extension ideas are provided.

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Resource Details

5th - 8th
4 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
2 hrs
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Scientific Equipment
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