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Density

## Density

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1. Density A Physical Property

2. Density is the amount of “junk” something has in it. • So…..Just by looking at the super ball, beach ball and the basketball, which would be more dense?

3. Okay, so what really is density? • Density relates to how much mass of a material is in a given amount of volume (density = mass/volume). • Who was the first to figure out Density? • Archimedes

4. And the story goes something like this?

5. Volume • In science, we usually measure volume in Graduated Cylinders or beakers. • Volume is the amount of space something takes up.

6. So, will a bowling ball float or sink in water? (Watch) • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GYoJiMtn_Xc

7. How about an egg? • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f2H3xsTR7rg

8. Soda Pop and Density • Now its Mrs. Myatt’s turn.

9. Does oil and water really mix? • Look and see