Brocci Bundles: Density - Hands-on Experimental Calculation of Density Bundle

Brocci Bundles: Density - Hands-on Experimental Calculation of Density Bundle
Brocci Bundles: Density - Hands-on Experimental Calculation of Density Bundle
Brocci Bundles: Density - Hands-on Experimental Calculation of Density Bundle
Brocci Bundles: Density - Hands-on Experimental Calculation of Density Bundle
Brocci Bundles: Density - Hands-on Experimental Calculation of Density Bundle
Brocci Bundles: Density - Hands-on Experimental Calculation of Density Bundle
Brocci Bundles: Density - Hands-on Experimental Calculation of Density Bundle
Brocci Bundles: Density - Hands-on Experimental Calculation of Density Bundle
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Spun-off from Amazon's popular line of Bossy Brocci Math and Big Science Workbooks, this Bundle of Hands-on (Experimental) Density Calculations contains: 5 Lessons, 14 Worksheets, 322 Problems or Tasks - and Assessment up the a$$! Individual cost would be $7, but the Bundle price is just $5

46 slides are printed as 23 Landscape DOUBLE-SIDED sheets of paper, with the flip being along the 'SHORT' edge.

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This Hands-on Calculation of Density Bundle contains:


CALCULATING THE DENSITY OF WATER & 3 OTHER LIQUIDS

Students will:
1) Determine and Record various Physical Properties for the Liquids Isopropyl (rubbing) alcohol, Veggie Oil, Water and Glycerol (Glycerin) in a single Data Pattern Table
2) Measure, Calculate & Write 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 PAIRED OBJECTS

Students will:
1) Determine and Record various Physical Properties for 3 Sinker-Floater pairs of Objects provided by Teacher:
Two rectangular prisms
Two Cubes
and
Two Cylinders
2) Measure, Calculate, Describe & Write Physical Properties and Descriptions in a single Data Pattern Table:
Shape
Mass of Object
Length Side 1
Width Side 2
Height Side 3
Radius
Circular Base Area (formula provided in Table)
Volume (formulas for different shapes provided in Table)
Density of various Objects (formula provided in Table)
3) Test objects in water by submerging, and Classify Object as either a 'Floater' or 'Sinker'
4) Fill-in a total of 48 cells in 1 Data Pattern Table
5) Answer 30 Fill-in-the-Blank and Multiple-choice questions based on their Calculations & Observations in the preceding Data Pattern Table
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 Discern density's relationship to sinking or floating 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 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 Density as Constant, Intensive Property at a particular temperature methodically & systematically


DENSITY DEPENDS ON SUBSTANCE, TEMPERATURE & DISSOLVED SOLUTE

Students will:
1) Determine and Record in a Data Table various Physical Properties for 5 Liquids:
Veggie Oil
Hot Water
Room Temperature Water
Cold Water
and
Cold Saltwater
2) Measure, Calculate & Write Physical Properties and in a single Data 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 Liquid (formula provided in Table)
3) Fill-in a total of 25 cells in 1 Data Table
4) Answer 25 Multiple-choice questions based on their Measurements, Calculations & Observations in the preceding Data Table
5) Discover that Density:
Is a unique & identifying physical property
Depends on or is affected by Temperature
and
Depends on or is affected by Dissolved Solute
6) Be compelled to present their work in a neat & orderly format
7) Be trained to Calculate Density and Determine the Effect of Temperature & Dissolved Solute methodically & systematically



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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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