Viscosity and Density
In this viscosity and density pre-lab worksheet, students define these two terms and determine how to find relative viscosity and the volume of an irregular shaped solid. This worksheet has 13 short answer questions.
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New Review Viscosity: The Fluid Lab
There's more to fluids than meet the eye—they include gases, liquids, and polymers, too! Scholars complete three hands-on activities exploring different properties of fluids. They explore viscosity by measuring the resistance, or...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Understanding Viscosity through Investigation and Comparison of Fluids
Not all liquids are the same. Investigate the viscosity of different fluids with a series of activities designed for eighth grade science. As learners move through learning centers with different experiment setups, they determine the...
7th - 10th Science
The Physics of Human Sperm vs. the Physics of the Sperm Whale
Here is an unusual comparison: the swimming conditions of a sperm cell and a sperm whale. Introduce your physics class to the Reynolds number by sharing this video comparison during your fluid mechanics unit. Afterward, teach them to...
4 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Density Rainbow and the Great Viscosity Race
Students explore the densities and viscosities of fluids as they create a colorful 'rainbow' using household liquids. While letting the fluids in the rainbow settle, students conduct 'The Great Viscosity Race,' another short experiment...
6th - 9th Science