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|Authors||Dean Baird, Paul G. Hewitt|
|School / Organization||Rio Americano High School|
|Title||Pool Cubes 2 - Buoyancy|
|Keywords||Conceptual Physics Tech Lab, Phyz, fluids|
|Description||Investigate the nature of the buoyant force and to see the role it plays in determining whether or not an object floats. The ability to use a variety of objects in the liquid and to vary the density of the liquid makes a number of scenarios possible. Answers available upon request to teachers with school email addresses.|
|Level||Undergraduate - Intro, High School|
|Science as Inquiry - A|
|Physical Science - B|
|Life Science - C|
|Earth & Space Science - D|
|Science & Technology - E|
|Science in Personal and Social Perspective - F|
|History and Nature of Science - G|
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