Using PhET Simulation to Test Sinking and Floating for Solids (Day 1)

Unit 6: Density
Lesson 5 of 8

Objective: SWBAT collect observations from various density simulations.

Big Idea: Evidence-based explanations derived from evidence-based argumentation can happen only if students collect their own data. This lesson gives students time to manipulate various characteristics of matter to deepen their understanding of density.

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