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# Brocci Bundles: Density - Density is an Identifying & Intensive Property Bundle

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Spun-off from Amazon's popular line of Bossy Brocci Math and Big Science Workbooks, this Bundle on Density as an Identifying & Intensive Physical Property contains: 8 Lessons & 27 Worksheets - and Assessment up the a\$\$! Individual cost would be \$12, but the Bundle price is just \$7! Wowza!!

84 slides are printed as 42 Landscape DOUBLE-SIDED sheets of paper, with the flip being along the 'SHORT' edge.

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This Density is an Identifying & Intensive Property Bundle contains:

PHASES AND CALCULATING THE DENSITY OF VARIOUS SUBSTANCES

Students will:
1) Analyze 2 Data Pattern Tables containing 26 total entries of substances and their Physical Properties:
Appearance
State or Phase
Shape
Composition or Type of element/substance
Mass
and
Volume
2) Calculate and Record the Density of 26 different substances in 2 Data Pattern Tables
3) Answer 25 Fill-in-the-Blank and Multiple-choice questions based on their Calculations & Observations in the preceding Data Pattern Tables
4) Discover that Density is a unique and identifying property for different substances, and that the Phases of Matter follow a pattern in Density
5) Be compelled to present their work in a neat & orderly format
6) Be trained to mathematically Define & Calculate Density and Discern trends in Density among the Phases methodically & systematically

CALCULATING THE DENSITY OF WATER & 3 OTHER LIQUIDS

Students will:
1) Determine and Record Density & various Physical Properties for 4 Liquids:
Isopropyl (rubbing) alcohol
Veggie Oil
Water
and
Glycerol (Glycerin) in a single Data Pattern Table
2) Measure, Calculate & Record Physical Properties and Descriptions in a single Data Pattern Table:
Mass of Empty, Dry Graduated Cylinder (or other vessel)
Mass of Graduated Cylinder + Liquid
Mass of Liquid
Volume of Liquid at Meniscus (depicted in Table)
DENSITY of Room Temp Liquid (formula provided in Table)
Compare & Write Density of Liquid to Water's approx. Density of 1 as being either 'Lower' or 'Bigger'
Treat Liquid as being immiscible in water, and Classify Liquid as either a 'Floater' or 'Sinker'
3) Fill-in a total of 26 cells in 1 Data Table
4) Follow provided instructions for Making a 4-layer/4-color Density column, THEN Label & Color resulting 4 layers in provided cylinder graphic/image
5) Seal, Shake and invert 4-layer cylinder repeatedly, then return to upright and Observe, Label and Color the result in the provided cylinder graphic/image
6) Answer 20 Multiple-choice questions based on their Calculations & Observations in the preceding Data Pattern Table and 4-Layer Density Graphic Organizer
7) Correctly sequence and write a Density-layer column for Earth from a provided Word Bank (9 layers - from Inner Core to Exosphere)
8) Correctly sequence and write a 3-layer Density Column for Earth's crust (Land's Rock, Dirt & Sand, Water, Ice)
9) Discover that Density:
Is a unique & identifying physical property
Determines whether submerged objects sink or float
and
Contributes to layering of substances
10) Be compelled to present their work in a neat & orderly format
11) Be trained to mathematically Define & Calculate Density and Discern the importance of Density in layering of substances and Earth itself methodically & systematically

CALCULATING THE DENSITY OF IRREGULAR SOLIDS VIA DISPLACEMENT

Students will:
1) Determine and Record various Physical Properties & Observations for 8 Irregular Solids (ideally Element and/or Mineral) provided by the Teacher into 2 Data Tables:
Color (and Identity - if known; e.g. Green Fluorite lump)
Mass of Dry Solid
Volume of Water in Graduated Cylinder (or other vessel) at Meniscus (depicted in Tables) BEFORE Solid lump is added
Volume of Water in Graduated Cylinder (or other vessel) at Meniscus (depicted in Tables) AFTER Solid lump is added
Volume of Solid lump (formula provided in Tables)
DENSITY of Solid lump (formula provided in Tables)
Density of Solid lump compared to Water's approx. density of 1
g/mL as being either 'Lower' or 'Bigger'
Description after submerging as either 'Sinker' or 'Floater'
2) Fill-in a total of 64 cells in 2 Data Tables
3) Answer 20 Fill-in-the-Blank and Multiple-choice questions based on their Calculations & Observations in the preceding Data Tables
4) Discover that Density:
Is a unique & identifying physical property;
Can be determined for irregularly-shaped solids via displacement of a fluid medium
and
Determines whether submerged objects sink or float
5) Be compelled to present their work in a neat & orderly format
6) Be trained to Calculate Density of Irregular Solids methodically & systematically

CALCULATING THE DENSITY OF & IDENTIFYING 12 CUBIC SOLIDS

Students will:
1) Determine and Record in 3 Data Pattern Tables various Physical Properties for 12 solid cubes - with the Mass and Side provided. Specimens are
4 wooden cubes: Ironwood, Oak, Pine & Poplar
4 plastic cubes: Acrylic, Nylon, Polypropylene & PVC
4 metal cubes: Aluminum, Brass, Copper & Steel.
[Teachers NOTE: you DON'T need these specimens; I've provided actual specimen dimensions - your students just have to crunch the numbers, calculate DENSITY - and discover that Density is a unique, identifying physical property!]
2) Calculate, Describe & Write Physical Properties and Descriptions in 3 Data Pattern Tables:
Length for other two sides of 12 Cubes (they're CUBES - no measurement required!)
Volume of 12 Cubes (formula provided in Tables)
Density of 12 Cubes (formula provided in Table)
Identify each cube using given/reference Densities in Tables
3) Test objects in water by submerging, and Classify Object as either a 'Floater' or 'Sinker'
4) Fill-in a total of 63 cells in 3 Data Pattern Tables
5) Answer 28 Fill-in-the-Blank and Multiple-choice questions based on their Calculations & Observations in the preceding Data Pattern Tables
6) Discover that Density:
Is a unique & identifying physical property;
and
Determines whether submerged objects sink or float
7) Be compelled to present their work in a neat & orderly format
8) Be trained to mathematically Define & Calculate Density and use it as a unique, identifying property methodically & systematically

DENSITY IS A UNIQUE & INTENSIVE PHYSICAL PROPERTY

Students will:
1) Calculate and Record in a single Data Pattern Table the DENSITY for pairs of Copper, Silver, Gold, Palladium & Platinum specimens that have different shapes (Sphere & Cube), different Mass & different Volume
[Teachers NOTE: you DON'T need these specimens; I've provided actual specimen dimensions - your students just have to crunch the numbers, calculate DENSITY - and discover that specimen shapes and dimensions may change, BUT density does NOT: Density is a unique, identifying and intensive property!]
2) Fill-in a total of 10 cells in 1 Data Pattern Table
3) Answer 7 Fill-in-the-Blank and Multiple-choice questions based on their Calculations & Observations in the preceding Data Pattern Table
4) Calculate and Record in a different Data Pattern Table the DENSITY for 11 objects, split into 5 sets of unique substances with varying Shape, Mass and Volume (e.g. Glass vase & Shattered Glass bit)
5) Fill-in a total of 22 cells in this second Data Pattern Table
6) Answer 25 Multiple-choice questions based on their Calculations & Observations in this second Data Pattern Table
7) Discover that Density:
Is a unique & identifying physical property;
and
Is an INTENSIVE PROPERTY (unlike mass & volume)
8) Be compelled to present their work in a neat & orderly format
9) Be trained to Calculate Density, and understand & use it as a unique, identifying and INTENSIVE property methodically & systematically

DENSITY IS AN IDENTIFYING & INTENSIVE PROPERTY

Students will:
1) Calculate and Record in a single Data Pattern Table the DENSITY for 5 specimens of Nickel and 5 Specimens of Platinum - all with:
Unique Masses
Unique Volumes
and
Unique Shapes (Sphere, Hemisphere, Cube, Half-cube & Irregular Lump) provided in the Table
[Teachers NOTE: you DON'T need these specimens; I've provided actual specimen dimensions - your students just have to crunch the numbers, calculate DENSITY - and discover that specimen shapes and dimensions may change, BUT density does NOT: Density is a unique, identifying and intensive property!]
2) Fill-in a total of 9 cells in this first Data Pattern Table
3) Write-in specs in a second Data Pattern Table for select specimens':
Mass
Volume
Left-side Cross-Product
Right-side Cross-Product
If Cross-Products are equivalent, the written statement: "The Mass to Volume ratios are Proportional; and therefore, their Density quotients are Equivalent"
Calculated DENSITY
4) Fill-in a total of 16 cells in this second Data Pattern Table
5) Answer 50 Fill-in-the-Blank and Multiple-choice questions based on their Calculations & Observations in the two preceding Data Pattern Tables
6) Discover that Density:
Is a unique & identifying physical property;
and
Is an INTENSIVE PROPERTY (unlike mass & volume)
7) Be compelled to present their work in a neat & orderly format
8) Be trained to Calculate Density, and understand & use it as a unique, identifying and INTENSIVE property methodically & systematically

CALCULATING THE DENSITY & DETERMINING THE IDENTITY OF METAL RECTANGULAR PRISMS & CYLINDERS

Students will:
1) Calculate and Record in a single Data Pattern Table the DENSITY for 8 total unknown metal Rectangular Prism and Cylinder specimens, comprised of pairs of:
Aluminum
Brass
Copper
and
Steel
with different Masses, Volumes and Shapes (Rectangular Prism and Cylinder)
[Teachers NOTE: you DON'T need these specimens; I've provided actual specimen dimensions - your students just have to crunch the numbers, calculate DENSITY - and discover that specimen shapes and dimensions may change, BUT density does NOT: Density is a unique, identifying and intensive property!]
2) Calculate & Record in Data Pattern Table:
Volume (given Base Area and Height of each specimen)
Density (formula provided in Table)
3) Identify and Record each specimen using given/reference Densities in Table
4) Describe each specimen as a 'Floater' or a 'Sinker' after submerging in water
5) Fill-in a total of 32 cells in 1 Data Pattern Table
6) Answer 50 Fill-in-the-Blank and Multiple-choice questions based on their Calculations & Observations in the preceding Data Pattern Table
7) Discover that Density:
Is a unique & identifying physical property;
Is an INTENSIVE PROPERTY (unlike mass & volume)
and
Determines whether submerged objects sink or float
8) Be compelled to present their work in a neat & orderly format
9) Be trained to Calculate Density, and understand & use it as a unique, identifying and INTENSIVE property methodically & systematically

CALCULATING THE DENSITY OF ROOM-TEMPERATURE WATER

Students will:
1) Determine and Record the Average Density of Room Temperature water from 4 Volume samples:
10 mL
20 mL
30 mL
and
40 mL
2) Measure, Calculate and Record 5 physical properties in a Data Table:
Mass of Empty, Dry Graduated Cylinder (or other vessel)
Water Volume at Meniscus (depicted in Table)
Mass of Filled-to-mark Graduated Cylinder (or other vessel)
Mass of specified Volume of Water
DENSITY of specified volume of water
3) Fill-in a total of 20 cells in this first Data Table
4) Calculate & Record in a 2nd, mini Data Table:
Sum of four Density runs/results
Room-Temperature Water's Average Density
Room-Temperature Water's Average Density rounded to a WHOLE Number
5) Graph or Plot Water Mass (y) vs. Water Volume (x) from their 1st Data Table onto the provided and pre-scaled a Graph
6) Draw a Line of Best Fit (by eye).
7) Calculate and Record Unit Slope (simplified slope) of this Best Fit Line, rounded to a Whole Number
8) Answer 20 Fill-in-the-Blank and Multiple-choice questions based on their Calculations, Observations and Plots in the preceding Data Tables & Graph
9) Discover that Density is an Intensive Property: pouring more water increases volume and mass of water, but the density of water (at a particular temperature) is constant, invariant
10) Prove to themselves why we say the Density of water is approximately 1 g/mL
11) Be compelled to present their work in a neat & orderly format
12) Be trained to Calculate & Comprehend Density as a Constant, Intensive Property at a particular temperature methodically & systematically

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Printing should be done in Landscape and double-sided, with the flip being along the 'short' edge
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Science Chemistry Physical Science Physical Property Particle Packing Density Mass Volume Calculating Density Identifying Elements Substances Density of irregular solids Density of Liquids Density of Water Density Anomaly Density Inversion Intensive Properties Extensive Properties Density as an Intensive Property Density as a Unique Substance-Specific Property Temperature's Effect on Density Calculating Density by Displacement Calculating Density of Regular Geometric Solids Rectangular Prisms Cubes Density of Elements Water's Density Anomaly Density Layers Density Columns Density Layer Columns Using Density to Identify Unknowns Identifying Unknowns by their with using Density
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