Density: The Wax Mystery

Unit 6: Density
Lesson 8 of 8

Objective: Students will be able to plan and carry out investigations to find possible explanations for a wax "mystery".

Big Idea: Students have dealt with solids and placing them in water, but they haven't looked at the density of liquids. This lesson has students think about the factors that lead to various phenomena, like separation and floating in different liquids.

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