This activity demonstrates the different forces that make up Archimedes' principle: the gravitational force and the buoyant force. It is easy for students to get involved in this activity, plus this activity is counterintuitive, which gives this project its wow factor.


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Cost: cost
Field: Physics
Prep Time: 40 minutes
Active Time: 1 hour
Level: 7-9
Mess Factor: mess
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