Use halloween candy to explore and learn about density.
A common confusion is that density and weight go together. Use this lab to cement the idea that weight doesn't equal density.
Students will place different types of candy into a tub or beaker of water and test is they sink or float determining if they are more or less dense than water.
This lab includes: Teacher directions, student task card (directions), and student lab sheets in both full page and ready to cut and paste into a science composition book.
Standard: NGSS MS-PS1-2