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Descartes' Diver

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Pique interest in water pressure, demonstrate buoyancy, and explore water displacement concepts with a homemade Cartesian diver. You may want to change the name of the toy, however, as is is not documented the Rene Descartes actually...
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2001 U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad Part III

For Students 9th - 12th
Here is a comprehensive method for assessing chemistry learners' knowledge; have them approach two laboratory problems, plan their methods of solving each, and then actually carry out the experiments to find the answers. Both the...
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Water Experiment

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Here is a great lesson designed for very young scientists. In it, they act out the famous Aesops fable, "The Crow and the Pitcher." In doing this, they get to experience water displacement first-hand. Some terrific extension activities...
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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 plan 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...
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Volume Lab

For Teachers 5th - 8th
How can we find volume if it a shape isn't easy to measure? Investigate methods for determining this as the volume of regular and irregular objects is explored in several stations. Learners discover that when the standard formula for...
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Displacement of Water

For Students 6th - 8th
To calculate the volume of a stopper by using the method of water displacement., middle schoolers work with a web animation. They observe the method and then click a button to gather information about the calculations for the stopper...
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Move that Tower

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students investigate ways to find the density of irregular shaped objects. In this physics lesson, students calculate density using its mass and volume. They explain why some objects float or sink in water.
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Volume by Water Displacement

For Students 7th - 9th
In this measuring volume worksheet, students are given 2 diagrams for 24 problems. In the first diagram they are given a graduated cylinder with an initial volume of water. In the second diagram they are give a graduated cylinder with an...
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What Floats and What Sinks?

For Students K - 2nd
In this floating and sinking worksheet, students classify objects as either something that floats or something that sinks. This worksheet is a graphic organizer.
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Barge Building: What Floats Your Boat?

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students construct aluminum foil boats that float while holding the greatest number of pennies. They investigate the concept of water displacement, record their results, and watch a Bill Nye video on buoyancy.
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Mass and Density of an Irregular Solid

For Students 9th - 12th
In this physics worksheet, high schoolers determine the density of irregular solids using water displacement method to complete 7 problems and short answer questions.
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Fun Nutrition- Pie Making

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners follow a recipe to make a cherry or apple pie. For this cross-curriculum baking lesson, students read and follow directions, measure dry and liquid ingredients, and discuss water displacement demonstrated while measuring the...
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For Students 7th - 8th
In this volume lab activity, students are guided through an experiment to determine volume of a liquid. Students determine water displacement. Students use a formula to calculate volume of a solid figure.
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Rising Waters

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders rank balls by size from smallest to largest and from lightest to heaviest and then by how much they made the water rise. They then discuss why certain balls make the water rise higher than do other balls.
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Concrete Canoes

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students explore and analyze the relationship of buoyancy and displacement needed to make an object float. They examine various boat designs, then design and build clay and aluminum boats that hold a cargo of marbles.
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Water Displacement to Determine Volume

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore the water displacement method to determine the volume of solid objects such as rocks, nails, and marbles.
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Volume of Irregular Objects

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders experiment using a Meniscus. In this volume lesson plan, 5th graders identify the volume of irregular objects using the process of water displacement. Students record data and draw conclusions.
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A Displaced Object

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this a displaced object worksheet, students utilize the water displacement method for finding the volume of irregularly-shaped objects. Students estimate the volume of each object.