Buoyancy: Sink or Float
Students investigate buoyancy. In this buoyancy lesson plan, students observe buoyancy and discuss density. They engage in 2 different experiments that show both buoyancy and water displacement.
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STEM Activities for Middle School Students
Use STEM activities within the class to provide connections to concepts. The resource includes activities that range from working with buoyancy to building rockets and launching them. Other activities involve the engineering design...
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Comparing the Density of an Object to the Density of Water
Investigators construct a makeshift balance and compare equal volumes of wax and water. They do the same for clay and water. Then they discover whether the wax and clay will float or sink in water. Ultimately this is a comparison of...
3rd - 8th Science