Temperature and Water Density

Students consider the effects of temperature on water density. In this Earth Science lesson, students evaluate a demonstration of cold and hot water currents in a model. Students use two liter bottles and varied water temperatures with food coloring to see convection in liquids then discuss how this works in the worlds oceans.

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Grade
6th - 8th
Subjects
Biology
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
1 hr
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