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Exploring Density Kit

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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.


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