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Archimedes and Density

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Robin Spoon


White Plains High School, Calhoun County School System


This podcast is an introduction to using displacement to determine the density of an object. Because density is an intrinsic property, it can be used to identify a substance. A follow-up lab should be used so students can apply the ideas introduced.

Length: 01:58

Content Areas: Math, Science

Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:

[MA2015] (7) 16: Solve real-world and mathematical problems involving area, volume, and surface area of two- and three-dimensional objects composed of triangles, quadrilaterals, polygons, cubes, and right prisms. [7-G6]


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