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Exploring Density Kit

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Grades 6-8. Engage students with an intriguing demonstration--pieces of a candle float and sink in 2 seemingly identical liquids. Students explore the density of the solids and liquids, evaluate their findings by creating a colorful column, then explain the mystery behind the demonstration. They extend their knowledge to understand what materials float and sink. Includes concepts such as buoyancy, intensive/extensive properties, and testing predictions. Instructions included. For 15 teams.

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$88.50

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Engage students with an intriguing demonstration-pieces of a candle float and sink in 2 seemingly identical liquids. Students explore the density of the solids and liquids, evaluate their findings by creating a colorful column, then explain the mystery behind the demonstration. They extend their knowledge to understand what materials float and sink. Includes concepts such as buoyancy, intensive/extensive properties, and testing predictions. Instructions included. Materials support 15 teams.

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Components Qty Included?
Wooden Cylinders 15 Included
Polyethylene Cylinders 15 Included
Aluminum Cylinders 15 Included
Acrylic Cylinders 15 Included
Corn Syrup, 16 oz 1 Included
Vegetable Oil, 32 oz 1 Included
Glycerol, 500 mL 1 Included
Mineral Oil, 16 oz 1 Included
Plastic Tubes 15 Included
Tea Candle 1 Included
Teacher's Manual and Reproducible Student Guide 1 Included
Glass Stirring Rods 3 Needed, Not included
Beakers, 50 mL 2 Needed, Not included
Graduated Cylinders, 10 mL 15 Needed, Not included
Graduated Cylinders, 25 mL 15 Needed, Not included
Waste Contaienrs 15 Needed, Not included
Wash Bottles 15 Needed, Not included
Rulers 15 Needed, Not included
Balances 15 Needed, Not included
Pipets 5 Needed, Not included
Wax Marking Pencil or Permanent Marker 1 Needed, Not included
Beaker, 600 mL 1 Needed, Not included
Razor Knife 1 Needed, Not included
Distilled or Deionized Water, 530 mL 1 Needed, Not included
Food Coloring Needed, Not included
Paper Towels Needed, Not included

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