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EXPERIMENT TITLE: Oh Buoy!

CONCEPT(S): Density is the relationship between mass, volume, and the shape of an object.

VIDEO SEGMENTS (click the links below to view):

LESSON PLAN: Lesson plan (PDF)

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES:

Lab Report Outline (PDF)

Investigation Sheet (PDF)

T-Chart - Observations/Inferences (PDF)

T-Chart - Variables (PDF)

The American Chemical Society’s Lab Safety Guide (PDF)

Archimedes’ Principle

Ballast Water

Buoyancy Brainteasers

Invasive Species

Nab the Aquatic Invader Game

NOVA- Buoyancy Basics

Buoyancy Game Show

How Stuff Works- Scientific Method-Density Video

How Stuff Works- “Mythbusters Explore Buoyancy and Density”

Science Museum of Minnesota- Thinking Fountain.org- Density

Reekos Mad Scientist Lab - Why Boats Sink and Elephants Float

Hot Chalk’s- Penny Boat Float Lesson Plan.

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