Students, in groups, using the scientific method, conduct an experiment in which they test buoyancy in their previously made biomes of the Great Salt Lake. They make connections to real-life situations.
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Floating Fishes: How do Fishes Control Buoyancy?
Playing with balloons, water, oil, and bottles help put this lesson over the top! Participants use air-filled balloons in water tanks to experience gas compression. They also use oil-filled bottles to experiment with buoyancy. Included...
7th - 12th Science
New Review Action Figure Diver
Will your next buoyancy lab rise to the occasion? Make a splash with action figure divers! Teams of young physicists explore the relationship between mass and buoyancy by adding weights or balloons to achieve a diver that neither sinks...
3rd - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review The Cheerios Effect
Why does cereal clump together in milk? Scientists answered this question in 2005 with the help of physics and math. A video explains the relationship between buoyancy, surface tension, and the meniscus. It teaches how to attract or...
6 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable