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Buoyancy

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Objective

What is Archimedes’ Principle and how does it apply to me? Learn about this famous discovery and why objects are able to float. Students will also work on their measuring skills for mass and volume. They will apply these concepts by constructing  a Cartesian diver.

Subjects

Physics

Grade Levels

6-8, 3-5

Lesson Plan

Buoyancy

Student Sheets

Buoyancy Activity Sheets.pdf
Cartesian Diver Activity Sheets.pdf

Items included

Buoyancy Materials Checklist

A presentation to go along with the Buoyancy activity is located here:
Buoyancy Google Presentation

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