Density & Buoyancy of Objects: Physics Lab


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What is buoyancy?

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1. What is density?

2. How does density relate to buoyancy?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

With this quiz and worksheet, you will get a better understanding of density and buoyancy. Topics in the quiz include defining buoyancy and density, recalling the Archimedes Principle, and knowing what is necessary to do calculations involving density.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you will be tested on your knowledge of:

  • The definitions of buoyancy and density
  • The relationship between density and buoyancy
  • Archimedes' Principle
  • How to utilize measurements to calculate density of an object

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of Archimedes' Principle to know how you can calculate density
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as buoyancy and density
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of buoyancy and density to answer questions about calculations involving them

Additional Learning

To learn more about this experiment, review the corresponding lesson called Density & Buoyancy of Objects: Physics Lab. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Definition of buoyancy and density
  • The Archimedes Principle and the equation it produced
  • The experimental set-up to calculate and objects density
  • The buoyant force and its physical properties