Sinking vs. Floating

Fifth graders use the scientific method to test whether or not different shapes made from aluminum foil either sink or float. After a lecture/demo, 5th graders work in groups to perform the experiment. Groups present their findings when finished.

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Subjects
Math
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Duration
1 hr

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