Floating and sinking - experiment

A lesson plan to learn that not all materials will float and why.To understand that when objects are immersed in water there is an upthrust on them and that when objects float the upthrust is equal to their weight. To relate these scientific principles to lifejackets and the RNLI.

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  • Thank you for sharing your resource. This resource has been recommended by the TES Resource Team for its relevance to the 2014 National Curriculum.

  • Some good stuff on the website here to bring floating and sinking alive for a KS3 class.