Displace In Your Face

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Students explore buoyancy and displacement.  In this Archimedes Principle science lesson plan, students predict which household items will float and which will sink, then test them in water. Students watch a video about Archimedes Principle, then define and explain buoyancy and displacement. Students design a boat out of aluminum foil using the principles they have learned, competing to create a boat that will hold the most cargo.

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Resource Details

Grade
3rd - 6th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
1 hr
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Technology
Video