Ch 8: Density and Buoyancy

About This Chapter

Use these fun videos to help your student(s) understand the principles of density and buoyancy and how to calculate them. Test their understanding of important concepts with the quizzes and test.

Overview of Density and Buoyancy - Chapter Summary

These engaging and entertaining videos can be used by parents and teachers to supplement their middle school students' classroom physical science studies. Our easy-to-follow lessons are short and contain thorough explanations of density and buoyancy alongside related equations and examples from daily life. Each video is followed by a brief, self-correcting quiz to check understanding on the material covered there. The chapter is concluded with a multiple-choice test to ensure your student(s) retained the most important bits.

Chapter Lessons and Objectives

Lesson Objective
What is Density? - Explanation & Examples Our instructors define density as a relation of a sample's mass to its volume.
How to Calculate the Density of Solids or Liquids Students learn to apply the mass-volume calculation to regular and irregular units.
What is Buoyancy? - Explanation & Equation This video introduces to the formula made famous by Archimedes that measures an object's buoyancy as a function of the fluid it has displaced.
Predict Whether an Object Will Float or Sink: Understanding Density Here your student learns to tie everything together to evaluate the qualities of an object and a fluid to determine how they will interact.

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