Students should already have had some previous experiences with solids and liquids. This activity allows the students a chance to observe buoyancy and interactions of solids with liquids. They can investigate and describe the properties of density, as well as adhesive/cohesive forces. The usage of common table foods creates high interest.
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Grade 8 Science – Fluids Unit
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