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Floaters and Sinkers

Fifth graders define density as the amount of mass per volume a material contains, compare the densities of several types of materials, especially those that sink in water compared to those that float. They use two different methods to determine the densities of a variety of materials and objects.

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Grade
5th
Subjects
Life Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
5 days
Instructional Strategies
Inquiry-Based Learning
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Judy G.
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