"Sunken Rafts" Trailer

Make all shapes of boats out of aluminum foil and see how much weight it takes to sink them. This relates to weight, density, displacement of water, and buoyancy. This video also includes one of Mr. Mac’s crazy stories, “The Baseball-Eating Frogs,” to help students remember the lesson. Difficulty: Easy

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