Upthrust powerpoint

10 slides to explain the concept of upthrust to my class of Upper Juniors. Designed to be used AFTER they have weighed objects in air and in water and noticed the difference in weight.


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  • Perfect fit for an extra explanation following the expt. This year group have struggled to understand. Thanks

  • twyfords3 months agoReport

    Very helpful and introduced me to blendspace, thankyou.

  • emmamay72a year agoReport

    Very clear, thanks.

  • 199816895a year agoReport

    Hi, weight is generated from gravity acting on mass. Gravity is a constant on any given planet (actually its not but for simplification we teach it as if it is). Its a common misconception that gravity itself is a force but infact its the weight thats the force cuased by gravity acting on a mass.

    just be careful when going overthese terms with students. IOP is a great resource for explanaition on this topic

    Not trying to be a pain its just these are mistakes I have to sort out with my students every year.


  • klb1986a year agoReport

    Very useful, thanks!

Sep 26, 2009
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