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Density

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Description

Why do objects like wood float in water? Does it depend on size? Create a custom object to explore the effects of mass and volume on density. Can you discover the relationship? Use the scale to measure the mass of an object, then hold the object under water to measure its volume. Can you identify all the mystery objects?

Sample Learning Goals

  • Describe how the concept of density relates to an object's mass and volume.
  • Explain how objects of similar mass can have differing volume, and how objects of similar volume can have differing mass.
  • Explain why changing an object's mass or volume does not affect its density (ie, understand density as an intensive property).
  • Measure the volume of an object by observing the amount of fluid it displaces.
  • Identify an unknown material by calculating its density and comparing to a table of known densities.
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Teacher Tips

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

Teacher-Submitted Activities

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 HS
UG-Intro
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Demo
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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 HS
UG-Intro
MC فیزیا
Using PhET in High School Chemistry- all my activities in pdf A gold star indicates high-quality, inquiry-based activities that follow the PhET design guidelines. This contribution was designed by PhET. Trish Loeblein HS
UG-Intro
تاقیگه‌
HW
Demo
کیمیا
Concept Questions for Chemistry using PhET A gold star indicates high-quality, inquiry-based activities that follow the PhET design guidelines. This contribution was designed by PhET. Trish Loeblein HS
UG-Intro
MS
MC کیمیا
Density-introduction A gold star indicates high-quality, inquiry-based activities that follow the PhET design guidelines. This contribution was designed by PhET. Katherine Perkins, Christine Denison HS
MS
Demo
CQs
تاقیگه‌
کیمیا
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Density: How Does Density Relate to Mass &Volume and an Object's Interaction with Water? 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
HS
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CQs
زانستی زه‌وی
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کیمیا
Densidad, actividad con la simulación A gold star indicates high-quality, inquiry-based activities that follow the PhET design guidelines. This contribution was designed by PhET. Perkins, y Denison (Traducción Marta Espina y Diana López) HS Guided
تاقیگه‌
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Exploring (proportional) Density A gold star indicates high-quality, inquiry-based activities that follow the PhET design guidelines. Mary Burr MS Guided بیرکاری
Investigating Density, Volume, Mass and Weight A gold star indicates high-quality, inquiry-based activities that follow the PhET design guidelines. Dr. Wendy Adams MS
UG-Intro
HS
K-5
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Relative Density - sink or float A gold star indicates high-quality, inquiry-based activities that follow the PhET design guidelines. Jackie Esler MS تاقیگه‌
HW
دیکه‌
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کیمیا
Density Lesson (with Putty Lab) A gold star indicates high-quality, inquiry-based activities that follow the PhET design guidelines. UTeach Middle School PhET Team MS تاقیگه‌ کیمیا
Density and Buoyancy A gold star indicates high-quality, inquiry-based activities that follow the PhET design guidelines. Milton Johnson MS
HS
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HW
PhET Sims Aligned to the Chemistry Curriculum This contribution was designed by PhET. Julia Chamberlain UG-Intro
HS
دیکه‌ کیمیا
How do PhET simulations fit in my middle school program? This contribution was designed by PhET. Sarah Borenstein MS دیکه‌ کیمیا
زانستی زه‌وی
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ژیناسی
SECUNDARIA: Alineación PhET con programas de la SEP México (2011 y 2017) This contribution was designed by PhET. Diana López HS
MS
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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
دیکه‌ فیزیا
کیمیا
بیرکاری
PRIMARIA: Alineación con programas de la SEP México (2011 y 2017) This contribution was designed by PhET. Diana López K-5
MS
Demo
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Discuss
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Guided
بیرکاری
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ئه‌ستێره‌ناسی
کیمیا
Dentsitatea - Sarrera Katherine Perkins, Christine Denison (Manu Goioganaren itzulpena) HS Guided
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Densitat Jordi Plana MS HW
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Opdracht over Dichtheid Asma Sihmidi MS Guided
Demo
Discuss
کیمیا
Measurements of Density Alaa Majid MS
HS
UG-Intro
Demo
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Guided
HW
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بیرکاری
Measuring Density Muhammad Abdul Rahim HS
UG-Intro
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MS and HS TEK to Sim Alignment Elyse Zimmer MS
HS
دیکه‌ فیزیا
ژیناسی
کیمیا
Density Exploration (w/ Extension Questions) Michael Hoehn HS تاقیگه‌ کیمیا
Mr. T's Density Phet Lab Mike Tejada HS
MS
تاقیگه‌
HW
کیمیا
Virtual Density Jim Hewitt MS تاقیگه‌ فیزیا
Density Investigation Laura Mattick HS Guided کیمیا
Density Simulation Eric Wright MS تاقیگه‌ فیزیا
کیمیا
High School Inclusion Class Density Lab Clarence Canty MS
HS
Guided
تاقیگه‌
کیمیا
فیزیا
Density Lab Jamie Schoenberger MS تاقیگه‌
Guided
کیمیا
Density and Earth's Crust Rosemary Boardman MS Guided زانستی زه‌وی
Density Melanie Williams MS Discuss
HW
فیزیا
Pool Cubes 1 - Density Dean Baird, Paul G. Hewitt HS تاقیگه‌
Density Lab beverly eason HS HW فیزیا
Density-MS Tamara Sneed MS دیکه‌
masse volumique Jinane Aoun MS تاقیگه‌
Guided
فیزیا
Φυλλάδιο Παρατηρήσεων πειραμάτων μέτρησης πυκνότητας Παπανικολάου Γεώργιος (M. ed.) MS تاقیگه‌
Εργαστήριο Πυκνότητας Ιωάννης Λεύκος K-5 تاقیگه‌ فیزیا
Rapat Massa Fayakun Muchlis MS
HS
تاقیگه‌ فیزیا
densità Antonio Barsottini HS Guided
تاقیگه‌
فیزیا
Densità Natasha S HS
MS
تاقیگه‌ فیزیا
Densità_attività lab._ITALIANO Natasha Samousenko HS
MS
تاقیگه‌ فیزیا
کیمیا
밀도 SIM 사용지침서 이화국(Wha Kuk Lee) K-5
MS
تاقیگه‌
Demo
فیزیا
کیمیا
ژیناسی
Flutuabilidade de objetos e densidade Victor Augusto Bianchetti Rodrigues MS تاقیگه‌
Guided
زانستی زه‌وی
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Atividade de hidróstática João Batista da Silva; Gilvandenys Leite Sales MS تاقیگه‌
Guided
HW
فیزیا
Plano de Aula Density Manuel Bandeira dos Santos Neto; Raphael Alves Feitosa. HS تاقیگه‌
Guided
Demo
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Densidade Diogo Magalhães HS تاقیگه‌
Guided
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کیمیا
Hoja de predicciones. Densidad Fouad El khatabi HS تاقیگه‌
Guided
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فیزیا
Empuje Hidrostática walter Manuel Trujillo Yaipen UG-Intro
UG-Adv
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Grad
تاقیگه‌
دیکه‌
کیمیا
فیزیا
دیکه‌
UNIDAD1 S4 L11 Densidad-Empuje FRANCISCO CRUZ CANTU MS
UG-Intro
HS
HW
تاقیگه‌
Guided
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Laboratorio de Densidad walter Manuel Trujillo Yaipen Grad
HS
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K-5
UG-Adv
UG-Intro
MS
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Guided
دیکه‌
Demo
MC
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فیزیا
Densidades norman moreno UG-Intro تاقیگه‌
Guided
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Densidad de solidos daniel cruz ochoa MS تاقیگه‌ فیزیا
กิจกรรม จม-ลอย chanwit kamcharean MS Demo فیزیا

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