A science experiment which investigates the buoyancy of different objects when placed in water.
When things float, it is because of buoyant force. The buoyant force of a liquid pushing against the force of gravity causes an object to either float or sink, depending on which force is greater.
This Physical Sciences experiment allows students to investigate buoyancy of different objects.
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National Curriculum in England alignment
The principal focus of science teaching in lower key stage 2 is to enable pupils to broaden their scientific view of the world around them. They should do this through exploring, talking about, testing and developing ideas about everyday phenomena an...
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