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Carolina® Introduction to Density Kit

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Grades 9–12. Use measurement and graphical analysis skills to calculate the density of solids (regular and irregular) and liquids. Apply that knowledge to create a colorful layered density column and identify 2 mystery objects. Then determine the thickness of a penny and aluminum foil using calculations and graphs.

Kit comes with instructions and enough materials to support 16 teams of students working cooperatively in pairs. Needed but not supplied: common laboratory equipment and pennies.


What’s Included:
  • 1 Salt, 1 lb
  • 1 Food Coloring Set
  • 16 Disposable Culture Tubes
  • 16 Aluminum Foil Sheets
  • 16 Galvanized Screws
  • 16 Nylon Spacers
  • 16 Red Galvanized Nails
  • 16 Red Nylon Hex-Cap Screws
  • 1 Specific Gravity Set
  • 1 Diverse Materials Set
  • 1 Density Cube Set
  • 16 Dropping Pipettes
  • 1 Teacher’s Manual with Reproducible Student Guide
Needed But Not Included:
  • 16 Graduated Cylinders, 100 mL
  • 16 Metric Rulers
  • 48 Beakers (150 mL or 250 mL)
  • 16 Wash Bottles
  • 16 Test Tube Racks
  • 16 Pennies (some minted before 1982, some after 1982)
  •  Paper Towels
  •  Balance(s) (accurate to 0.01 g or 0.1 g)
  •  Distilled or Deionized Water
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