Why do things float or sink?

posted Sep 21, 2018, 6:31 AM by Barbara Fortunato
Th 9/27

Daily Quiz: Basic Archimedes' Principle

Today, after your daily quiz on last night's videos, we'll review why things float... you may have learned before that if something is less dense, then it floats.  But what are the forces involved?  We'll explore Archimedes' Principle which you learned about last night with conceptual examples.
Then, we'll work on practice problems from Chapter 13 in order to practice using Archimedes' Principle:

Required: 2005B5, 29, 32
Enrichment: 39, 41

Presentation:  Archimedes' Principle
Homework:  Make sure that you understand the concepts presented today. If you have not completed it yet, please try to complete 2005B5