How Does the USS Alabama Float?
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Students investigate buoyancy. In this buoyancy lesson, students apply the Archimedes Principle of Buoyancy to the experiment conducted in class to determine how battleships float.
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Iceberg Ahead: How Does Temperature Affect the Density of Water?
Demonstrate how ice floats on water and get the class thinking about why icebergs are so deceiving. Investigators then experiment with mixing water of the same temperature and water of different temperatures. Make sure to explain the...
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Can Liquids Dissolve in Water?
How does food coloring work? Classes watch a demonstration showing liquids dissolving in liquids. In groups, they then explore the ability of other liquids to dissolve in water (alcohol, mineral oil, and corn syrup) by setting up and...
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Designed
Why Jellyfish Float Like a Butterfly—And Sting Like a Bee
Jellyfish predate dinosaurs by 400 million years. The video explains how jellyfish without a heart, blood, or a brain have survived longer than most other species. It details two of their tricks for adapting and finding prey as their...
3 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Does it Float? Exploring Density
How does density relate to mass and volume? Allow your young scientists a chance to discover the answer to the question though experimentation. Using simple lab equipment and ordinary household items, the relationship between density,...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
How to Think About Gravity
What goes up must come down, but there is more to the phenomenon than meets the eye! As it turns out, any two objects attract to each other. The formula for Newton's law of universal gravitation is introduced in the explanation. A touch...
5 mins 6th - 10th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Gravity and the Human Body
How does the absence of gravity affect the human body? The skeletal system, circulatory system, and the sense of balance are all impacted. With a very casual tone, an astronaut explains the changes to these body systems and also an...
5 mins 3rd - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable