Buoyancy: Testing boats of various materials

Unit 4: Motion, Forces and Interactions
Lesson 5 of 11

Objective: SWBAT determine variables that affect the force of buoyancy.

Big Idea: Students investigate what items will sink and float, and then conduct an experiment to determine which boat,made of various materials, will hold the most weight.

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