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18 resources with the keyterm archimedes' principle

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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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What Floats Your Boat?

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Clay's as good a material as any to build a boat, right? An introductory lesson sets the stage for two activities associated with buoyancy. The first involves building boats out of clay, while the second uses these boats to measure the...
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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-instructional activity 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,...
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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. In this Archimedes' Principle lesson plan, students experiment with a beaker of water, a Styrofoam "boat" and a weight. They predict what will happen when the...
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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
For this density worksheet, learners 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
Young scholars 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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Buoyancy

For Students 9th - 12th
In this buoyancy worksheet, students match the definitions given to the 6 terms associated with buoyancy, displacement, and Archimedes' principle.
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Float Your Boat

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

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students examine why some objects float in water while others sink and the ability of something to float does not depend entirely on its weight. Archimedes' principle is introduced and buoyant force is discussed. Practice calculations...