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Title: Does it Sink or Float? All about Density and Buoyancy
Description: This activity guides students through the use of water displacement chambers and balances to determine the density of objects. After this practice, students are asked to determine the density of several mystery liquids inside balloons and use this information to identify the liquids. 
Key Words: density, buoyancy, liquids 
Grade Level: 6th, 7th, 8th 
Subject: Science 
 Properties of Liquids.ppt
 Density DLC.doc
 Density and Buoyancy Worksheet.doc

Teacher's Request: I would like an activity to help explain the concepts of density and buoyancy of liquids.


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