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An Intuitive Introduction to Density

 

Subject: Chemistry
Grade: 6-8, 9-12

Brief Description

Students participate in hands on activities demonstrating the formula density=mass/volume.

Objectives

Students gain an intuitive understanding of density.

Keywords

density, mass, volume

Materials Needed

 

computer with Internet access, entire http://www.dun.org/sulan/ideas/density.htm Density lesson plan, suitcase, tacky souvenirs, bag of packing filler, Styrofoam, paperclip

Lesson Plan

The entire http://www.dun.org/sulan/ideas/density.htm Density lesson plan is online.

Assessment

After the activity, ask students what they think the word density means. Display answers on the overhead. Restate and rewrite the three principles.

Lesson Plan Source

Sulan Dun ([email protected]), Redmond, Washington Sulan Dun, [email protected], Redmond, Washington


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05/05/2000

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