Density of a solid and liquid activities. This lab consists of two activities: testing the density of a liquid and testing the density of a solid.
The students will build a simple boat (tin foil or clay) that will carry "cargo" (centimeter cubes). The density of the boat will determine how much cargo it can carry.
In the second activity, the student will test the density of two liquids (water and rubbing alcohol) by attempting to float a pin on top of the liquids.
Fun activities that promote critical thinking.
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