Density and Buoyancy

What is density?  What is buoyancy?   Here are some videos and activities to help answer those questions.
 First, let's head back in time to understand a very old problem and a very old solution.








Now that you've been introduced to Archimedes' Principle, try this activity:
Determining Density
Then, watch the video below to learn more about density.








For a full explanation, read more at Vision Learning.
Then try any of these virtual experiments:

Lab 1
Lab 2
Lab 3
Lab 4
Lab 5
Lab 6


Now that you know about buoyancy, can you explain why ice floats?
The video below will tell you why.









Here's a favorite experiment:







Now that you've learned all about density and buoyancy, try these quizzes to see what you remember!


Quiz 1
Quiz 2