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Other

Description:

This lessson plan for grades 3-5 has students design and construct boats to test their buoyancy. The lesson is designed to help students understand both buoyancy and Archimedes Principle. Included is a printable student activity for testing and comparing the buoyancy of boats. This is part of a larger collection of lessons, all of which are aligned with specific AAAS Benchmarks for Scientific Literacy.

Subjects:

  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9

Keywords:

Archimedes Principle,Project Based Learning,Statics of Fluids,standards-based lessons,buoyancy,Fluid Mechanics,NSDL,density,Physics,fluids,Lesson Plan,Sinkers and Floaters,cooperative learning,Density and Buoyancy,Middle School,Elementary School,PBL,Chemistry,Problem Based Learning,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20080905115851052T,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Education

Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

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Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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