Density Lab Stations

Unit 3: Physical Properties: Mass, Volume, and Density
Lesson 4 of 5

Objective: Students will be able to explain how the state of matter and temperature of a substance affects the physical properties of that substance.

Big Idea: Students go through a series of lab stations in an exploration of density. They use Cartesian Divers, Coke and Diet Coke, and a Bunsen Burner Ball and Ring Apparatus help make students engaged in group discourse about density!

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Science, density, volume, middle school, temperature, mass, thermal energy, state of matter
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