Sinking and Floating Along

Unit 5: What WOOD you do?
Lesson 1 of 7

Objective: SWBAT determine the properties of objects that sink or float by placing a variety of objects in a tub of water.

Big Idea: Children often misunderstand what causes an item to sink or float. This lesson lets them experience placing a variety of objects in water and identify what characteristics the objects have in common.

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Science, science skill, ELL
  50 minutes
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