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Middle School Chemistry: Chapter 3 - Density

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Chapter three in the middle school chemistry unit explores the relationship between volume and density. Young chemists conduct experiments to find volume through displacement, observe how temperature affects water density, and how the...
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Inquiry in Action: 5th Grade Science Lessons

For Teachers 5th Standards
Looking for remote learning science lessons aligned to NGSS? Check out the resources in this inquiry-in-action packet. Designed for fifth graders, the 16 lessons are divided into four chapters: Matter is Mad of Tiny Particles, Substances...
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American Chemical Society: Middle School Chemistry

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Introduce middle schoolers to the basic principles of chemistry with a curriculum set packed with activities and experiments that let learners explore the attractions and motion of atoms and molecules, the state changes of water,...
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Environmental Engineering and Water Chemistry

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Introduce young scientists to the fundamentals of environmental engineering with a nine-resource collection that looks at air, land, and water quality concerns. The unit begins with a PowerPoint presentation that provides background...
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The Physics of Fluid Mechanics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
In this collection, Pascal’s law, Archimedes’ Principle, and Bernoulli’s Principle aid young engineers in understanding the physics of fluid mechanics. Armed with the knowledge of how forces are applied to fluids, scholars design...
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STEM Ed Hub: Design Resources

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Engineering design-based activities make learning science fun. Young engineers design dams, lifeguard chairs, musical instruments, candy bags, and much more. They also use measurement skills to solve the mystery of the missing pin. Each...
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What is Density?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Density: the reason a giant pumpkin will float, but a tiny cranberry won't. Lesson begins with a demonstration of two of the same-sized cubes having different densities. Then pupils take eight cubes, each of the same size, and have to...
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Determining the Density of a Liquid

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students find the density of diet soda and regular soda. In this density lesson plan, students measure the mass of a graduated cylinder with 10 different volumes of each soda. They find the mass of the liquid alone and use the volume to...
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Density (Solids)

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Elementary and middle school physical science learners explore density in a hands-on lesson. They measure the mass and calculate the volume of different metal and wood blocks. From these two values, they compute the density for each....
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Density (Liquids)

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Using a graduated cylinder and triple beam balance, middle schoolers measure the volume and mass of four different liquids. They use the values to compute densities. In a separate activity, they experiment with Cartesian divers and learn...
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MEASURING THE DENSITY OF WATER

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Young scholars perform an experiment to measure the density of tap water vs. salt water.
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Defining Density

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Three simple activities kick off a unit investigation of density. Your physical scientists make observations on the volume and mass of wood, water, and rocks, and make comparisons. Though this is written for grades three through eight,...
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Density

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Change the density of water by adding minerals. The presentation discusses density—from the definition to calculations—and applies it to the real world. It briefly mentions specific gravity, and finishes by showing Archimedes' principle. 
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Density

For Students 6th - 8th
Certain things just do not mix, including liquids of varying densities. Learners collect data to determine the densities of several liquids. They then use the density information to predict the type of liquid.
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Manifest Density

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
There's a lot content packed into the four lessons of this physical science unit on density. From salad dressing to the water cycle and hot air balloons, these lessons engage students in hands-on activities that explore real-world...
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Determining Densities

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Don't be dense—use a robust resource. The second installment of a five-part Floaters and Sinkers unit has learners determine the densities of several objects. As part of the activity, they learn the displacement method for finding...
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Density

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
A short video introduces the triangle that illustrates how to find any value given the other two in the density formula. Class members use the triangle to work several problems to find the mass, volume, or density of an object.
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Density

For Teachers 6th - 9th
This sequence of slides is a fabulous introduction to the concept of density as it relates to mass, volume, physical impact, and interpretation. Various examples are given and your class will find the charts and procedures helpful in...
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Discovering Density

For Students 6th - 12th
If you have a set of six various metal rods, you can use this lab activity to challenge science learners to calculate their densities. They will use a triple beam balance to measure the mass and the micrometer and ruler determine the...
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Density of Water

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
We know solids have a density we can measure, but what about liquids? Lesson explores this concept and allows scholars to explore the relationship between volume and density. Graphing and analysis questions round out the activity. 
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Density Problems

For Students 9th - 12th
In this density worksheet, students are given 11 problems and they determine the density of the substance, the mass of the substance or the volume. They write the equation they use to solve the problem, they show their work and they box...
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WS 1.7 Density

For Students 10th - 12th
In this density worksheet, students calculate the density of objects given their mass and volume. They are given a table with the density of a variety of substances and given the mass or volume and must find the unknown.
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Density

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Why do some large objects float while other tiny objects sink? Simulation relates mass and volume to density. After repeated measurements with known substances, scholars must identify a mystery substance by calculating its density.
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Displacement and Density

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore displacement. In this displacement and density lesson, pupils find the volume of irregular shaped objects. Afterward, they determine the volume of containers. They compute the amount of water displacement.

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