Density and Buoyancy Investigation Booklet Printable & Digital | Google

The Owl Teacher
Grade Levels
3rd - 6th, Homeschool
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23 pages
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This product is an integrated tabbed booklet with engaging activities that explore density and buoyancy through differentiated reading and writing, as well as through a science lab activity perfect for literacy centers or science centers! Your students will be shocked by the results of the lab in this resource!

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This Resource Includes:

✓ Terms such as density, buoyancy, and displaces

✓ The differences between the two main topics

✓ Why one soda can floats but another soda can sinks

✓ What causes an object to have buoyancy

✓ What happens if an object has more density than water

With This Product You’ll Get:

✓ Review of important vocabulary

✓ Differentiated reading comprehension sheets (LL and HL sheets)

✓ Text-dependent questions that focus on reading skills

✓ Science lab investigation - a can of diet soda and a can of regular soda are placed in water to see what happens

✓ Critical thinking prompt and writing

✓ Teacher and student directions

A Google Slides version so that you can have your students complete it digitally if you prefer!
✓ Tabbed booklet printables- 2 to a page and a larger version 1 per page
✓ Color and B/W versions printing options

.… and so much more!

How You Can Use This Product:

✓ As a supplement to an already established program

✓ Science centers or literacy centers

✓ An introduction lesson

✓ Teacher demonstrations

✓ Whole group, small group, partners, or individual work

✓ An integration lesson

✓ Warm-up activities

Other Buyers Have Said:

"My students loved this activity! They were so surprised when the diet cans of pop didn't float! Used as a science activity on buoyancy and density, but the investigation would be great in Health as well." (Thank you, Courtney R.!)

"It was nice to have this little booklet to go along with our lessons on buoyancy. Thank you!" (Thank you!)

"Thank you! This will be great to go along with our unit in buoyancy and density. Will be using as a starting point for some additional labs." (Thank you, Kristina M.!)

Other Related Products You May Enjoy:

Free Density Tabbed Booklet

Weathering and Erosion Tabbed Booklets: Exploring Earth's Changing Surface

Rocks and Minerals Tabbed Booklet

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Total Pages
23 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
45 minutes
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