Thermo and Fluid Dynamics of a Homemade "Lava Lamp"

Learners construct their own lava lamp using simple substances. In this physics instructional activity, students explain how difference in density causes convection. They solve for forces and buoyancy using mathematical equations.

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Resource Details
Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Math
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategies
Inquiry-Based Learning
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Year
2009