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Lesson 4: The Force of Buoyancy

What Are Forces? Unit Plan | Lesson 4 | 60 minutes

A 60 minute lesson in which students will explore the force of buoyancy.

Australian Curriculum alignment

Science > Year 2 > Science Understanding > Physical sciences > ACSSU033
A push or a pull affects how an object moves or changes shape

Science > Year 2 > Science Inquiry Skills > Questioning and predicting > ACSIS037
Respond to and pose questions, and make predictions about familiar objects and events

Science > Year 2 > Science Inquiry Skills > Planning and conducting > ACSIS038
Participate in different types of guided investigations to explore and answer questions, such as manipulating materials, testing ideas, and accessing information sources

Science > Year 2 > Science Inquiry Skills > Evaluating > ACSIS041
Compare observations with those of others

Science > Year 2 > Science Inquiry Skills > Communicating > ACSIS042
Represent and communicate observations and ideas in a variety of ways such as oral and written language, drawing and role play

Science > Year 4 > Science Understanding > Physical sciences > ACSSU076
Forces can be exerted by one object on another through direct contact or from a distance