Lab: Density

Before class preparation

  • Read and Print this document
  • Predict and Explain your hypothesis on the document
  • Design a table to record your observations according to instructions in the document

In class activity

  • Investigate, through inquiry, the physical property of a common compound (water)
    • What happens to the density of water as the volume increases? (40 minutes)

After class work

  • Complete the hypothesis section of your good copy
  • Draw an iceberg and see how it will float.
  • Bring an empty recyclable water bottle and a ketchup packet if you can