Buoyancy

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Buoyancy وێنه‌ی شاشه‌  دابه‌زێن  Embed

Description

When will objects float and when will they sink? Learn how buoyancy works with blocks. Arrows show the applied forces, and you can modify the properties of the blocks and the fluid.

Sample Learning Goals

  • Predict whether an object will sink or float when placed in a liquid, given densities of the object and liquid
  • Apply the definition of density to both liquids and solids
  • Relate the buoyant force on an object to the weight of liquid it displaces
  • Describe how the buoyant force is related to an object's relative density to the fluid
  • Predict the weight of a completely or partially submerged object of known mass and volume
  • Describe the forces that act on a completely or partially submerged object
  • Explain how an object that is more dense than water can be kept afloat by placing it on an object that is less dense than water
Version 1.05

Teacher Tips

Overview of sim controls, model simplifications, and insights into student thinking ( PDF ).

Teacher-Submitted Activities

Concept questions for Physics using PhET (Inquiry Based) A gold star indicates high-quality, inquiry-based activities that follow the PhET design guidelines. This contribution was designed by PhET. Trish Loeblein UG-Intro
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Algebra-based Physics Semester one lessons, clicker questions, and schedule in pdf (Inquiry Based) A gold star indicates high-quality, inquiry-based activities that follow the PhET design guidelines. This contribution was designed by PhET. Trish Loeblein UG-Intro
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Buoyancy: How Does Buoyant Force Act on Objects in a Fluid? A gold star indicates high-quality, inquiry-based activities that follow the PhET design guidelines. This contribution was designed by PhET. Trish Loeblein HS
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Alignment of PhET sims with NGSS This contribution was designed by PhET. Trish Loeblein updated by Diana López HS
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How do PhET simulations fit in my middle school program? This contribution was designed by PhET. Sarah Borenstein MS دیکه‌ زانستی زه‌وی
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PREPARATORIA: Alineación de PhET con programas de la DGB México (2017) This contribution was designed by PhET. Diana López HS
UG-Intro
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بیرکاری
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Zinken, zweven of drijven. Loran de HS تاقیگه‌ فیزیا
MS and HS TEK to Sim Alignment Elyse Zimmer MS
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Why do Icebergs Float? Christopher Shively and Liza Bair K-5 تاقیگه‌
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Mapping of PhET and IBDP Physics Jaya Ramchandani HS دیکه‌ فیزیا
Buoyancy Lesson Molly Hagan K-5 Guided فیزیا
Buoyancy and Density Jared Schmidt MS
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Pool Cubes 2 - Buoyancy Dean Baird, Paul G. Hewitt UG-Intro
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Fluids Lab Travis Brown HS تاقیگه‌ فیزیا
Buoyancy Lab Jeremy Wegner MS
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Flottabilité et principe d'Archimède Takam Djambong HS
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Perchè i corpi galleggiano Rosangela Mapelli HS تاقیگه‌
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Densidade e Empuxo no "Buoyancy" Artur Araújo Cavalcante e Gilvandenys Leite Sales HS
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زانستی زه‌وی
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Experiencia Educativa Principio Arquimedes, Fuerza Boyante y Densidad (Learning experience: Archimedes principle, Buoyant force & Density). Carmen Maldonado HS
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Fuerza de Empuje, Densidad de Objetos y Fluidos Elvis Rivera MS
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Principio de Arquimedes daniel cruz ochoa MS تاقیگه‌ فیزیا

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  • Wendy Adams
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  • Kathy Perkins
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