Sink or Float Science Exploration

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Grade Levels
PreK - K, Homeschool
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16 pages
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Which objects sink and which objects float? This science exploration is a great way for preschoolers to learn how our world works. Just gather materials (all objects you can find around your home/classroom) and test whether objects sink or float.

Add these cards as a visual sort in your science center. Each card comes with a picture and a word for students to easily sort on their own. Perfect water science activity for your ocean theme or anytime!

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Includes (both color and black & white):

  • Sink / Float headers
  • cards with objects to test (nail, orange, Lego, button, key, yarn, ball, leaf, crayon, eraser, pencil, coin, ping pong ball, bear counter, paper clip, marble, pompom, feather, glue cap, craft stick, cup, ice cube, snap cube, sponge, candle, stick, scissors, bottle)
  • blank cards

Materials needed for this activity:

  • tub with water
  • various objects to test
  • Optional: pocket charts


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Total Pages
16 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
1 Week
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