Lesson Plan

Matter: Sink or Float

Sink or float? This simple lesson has students guess the densities of different objects and place them into water to test their predictions.
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Learning Objectives

Students will learn the relative densities of different objects.

Introduction

(10 minutes)
Sink or Float
  • Ask the students what items they think will sink or float.
  • Don't make it specific to the items that you are going to use. Let the students give you a list of random items they think will sink or float.