1 class periods of 45 minutes each
Students in small groups will determine the density of liquids.
- salt water
- corn syrup
Student Prior Knowledge
Density, averaging, experimental and measuring procedures.
Special teacher procedures, safety notes, and suggestions:
- Mass your graduate. (empty)
- Add 25 ml of the liquid. You could use smaller or larger amounts depending upon the size of your graduated cylinders.
- Mass again. Subtract. Clean out the graduated cylinders between each liquid.
- Repeat for all liquids.
Check for understanding of the idea of density for liquids. Check for other variables that may have entered into the experiment
Lesson Design by Jordan School District Teachers and Staff.