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52 resources with the concept archimedes' principle

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WS 1.7 Density /Archimedes Principle

For Students 7th - 10th
Archimedes' principle is practiced as chemistry learners practice computing the density of different gases, liquids, and solids. Using a chart of standard densities, they also identify unknown materials by similar calculations. Fifteen...
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Dancing Raisins - The Bubble Lifter

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Here is an engaging demonstration of density that you can do with your young physical scientists. Place different rough surfaced objects into carbonated liquid. The carbon dioxide bubbles collect on the surface of the objects and...
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Dancing Raisins - The Bubble Lifter

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Here is an engaging demonstration of density that you can do with your young physical scientists. Place different rough surfaced objects into carbonated liquid. The carbon dioxide bubbles collect on the surface of the objects and...
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Buoyancy - Archimedes Principle

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Weight of displaced liquid equals the weight of a floating object. Archimedes' Principle is carefully demonstrated and explained in this science video. The quality is acceptable and the instruction sound. Not exciting, but it is a...
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Computing Volume Progression 4

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
This resource was written for the younger math learner, but finding the volume of an irregular solid is also a problem for algebra and geometry students. Based on Archimedes’ Principle, one can calculate the volume of a stone by...
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What Floats Your Boat?

For Teachers 4th - 6th
This open-ended boat building exercise is meant to be part of a three-lesson series on ships. Links to the other two lessons are included. This particular part is mostly a group lab activity in which they build a boat, find its load line...
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Archimedes

For Students 7th - 8th
In this Archimedes worksheet, students complete and respond to 4 different problems related to different triangles. First, they find the midpoint of each side of a given triangle. Then, students connect the midpoints with the opposite...
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Archimedes' Principle of buoyancy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners use the internet to research Archimedes' principle of buoyancy. In groups, they summarize the principle and share it with the class. They also participate in experiments in which they test the principle and share their results...
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Reveal the Beauty of Mathematics

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Mathematics is full of drama, beauty, and emotion.
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Applied Science - Physics Pre-Lab

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students observe fluid motion. In this Physics lesson, students explore the principles of Pascal, Archimedes, and Bernoulli. Students list their experiences with fluid movement.
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Sinking and Floating

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students examine why some objects float or sink. In this physics lesson, students engage in several mini-experiments which challenge them to draw their own conclusions regarding why certain objects sink or float. An example of one...
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Why Cheerios Don't Sink

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students investigate Archimedes' Principle and show how it relates to density. For this Archimedes' Principle lesson plan, students experiment with a beaker of water, a Styrofoam "boat" and a weight. They predict what will happen when...
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Forces in Fluids

For Students 7th - 10th
For this forces in fluids worksheet, students identify the principles behind the forces acting upon objects in fluids that make them float, lift and spray.
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Buoyancy-Why Things Float

For Students 8th - 10th
In this buoyancy worksheet, students read about the principles behind objects floating including density, buoyancy and Archimedes' Principle. Students complete a buoyancy lab where they use a balloon and water and a film canister and...
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Density Review

For Students 9th - 12th
In this density worksheet, students review how to calculate density and how to apply Archimedes' Principle, Boyle's Law, and Charles' Law. This worksheet has 10 matching, 13 short answer, and 6 fill in the blank questions.
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Buoyancy

For Students 7th - 12th
In this buoyancy worksheet, students read about why objects float or sink. Students apply the Archimedes' Principle in a buoyancy lab. Students complete 1 graphic organizer.
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What Floats Your Boat?

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students explore the principles of buoyancy and Archimedes' Principle and design their own flotation device. They compare the dimensions of a model to the real object to determine scale and analyze the models to suggest improvements.
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Archimedes' Principle

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students examine the relationship between density and buoyancy.  In this physics lesson students use Archimedes' Principle to complete calculations on buoyancy and a lab activity.
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Buoyancy

For Students 9th - 12th
In this buoyancy worksheet, high schoolers match the definitions given to the 6 terms associated with buoyancy, displacement, and Archimedes' principle.
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Snub Cube

For Students 6th - 8th
In this math worksheet, students create a paper model of a snub cube. It is an Archimedean solid comprised of 6 square faces, 32 equilateral triangle faces, 24 vertices and 60 edges.
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Rombicosidodecahedron

For Students 6th - 8th
In this math activity, middle schoolers create a geometric paper model of a rombicosidodecahedron solid that is considered a challenging project.
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Experiment: Refraction And The Reappearing Coin

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this refraction instructional activity, students perform an experiment by putting a penny in a bowl, walking off and turning back around to see if they can still see the penny or not.
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Infinite Secrets

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students duplicate the method that Archimedes used to estimate the value of pi. They complete a data table and find the approximate values of pi for three sets of polygons.
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Float Your Boat

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students design an experiment to find density using Archimedes' Principle. In this physics instructional activity, students calculate density using mass and volume. They share their findings in class.