Buoyancy: Integrating Science and Literature

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Integrate science and literature by using the scientific method to test the veracity of the floating peach described in Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach. Clips from a Bill Nye: The Science Guy episode about buoyancy frontload vocabulary for young scholars prior to an experiment about what will sink and what will float. 

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  • Engaging and relevant
  • Hands-on activity connects language arts and science
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