Exploring and Designing Cartesian Divers: Density, Sinking, and Floating

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Cartesian Divers are a great hands-on way to discover density. This download contains 3 activities for exploring Cartesian Divers. Students can first explore open and sealed divers. Using the engineering design process in activity 2, students will create an original Cartesian Diver. Activity 3 lets students explore 3 divers made from easily found supplies. They make great station activities.
Teachers will like having the directions with activity pages. They will enjoy watching the student’s problem solve. Students will enjoy exploring divers and being creative.

Included in the 19 page PDF download
*Background Information
*3 Cartesian Diver activities
-Sealed and Unsealed Divers
-Using the Engineer Design Process to Create an Original
Diver
-Three Types of Divers to Explore (Includes an original diver I
designed. So simple and inexpensive)
*Answer key

Various supplies are needed:
1.5 ml pipettes or straws, glue gun, hex nuts, washers, 1 liter bottles, scissors, tall cups, rulers, water, odds and ends items for students to try, pen caps, 1 inch and 2 inch head fasteners

This is a wonderful STEM activity. It also goes well with the *Next Generation Science Standards: Engineering Practices. Not only can this be used in classrooms, but it would make a great activity for summer camps. Activities can be done together or separately.

Thank you for previewing my product. I hope it meets your needs.

Yours in Science,

Kimberly Scott

All parts of the product are copyrighted. See Terms of Use in download. Always use Good Lab Practices when performing activities.


Exploring and Designing Cartesian Divers by Kimberly Scott is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.
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Exploring and Designing Cartesian Divers: Density, Sinking
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Exploring and Designing Cartesian Divers: Density, Sinking
Exploring and Designing Cartesian Divers: Density, Sinking
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