Buoyancy

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Description

Archimedes’ Principle in effect. Investigate buoyant forces on fully and partially submerged bodies in water.

Topics and Objectives:

  • Connect the words of Archimedes’ Principle to the actual behavior of submerged objects.
  • Examine the cause of buoyancy, that is the variation of pressure with depth in a fluid.
  • Use Archimedes’ Principle to determine the density of an unknown material.

Activities:

Preset Unknowns:

  • Volumes and Densities of Materials
  • Identity of Unknown Materials

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Expiration Date

August 31, 2019