Digital Interactive Content

Matter

Density (The effect of mass and volume on an object’s ability to float on or sink in water)

  1. lick on the button “Compare”
  2. Drag and drop blocks of the same mass into the water. What is the relationship between the size (volume) of the blocks and their ability to float on water?
  3. Check the box “Same Volume” on the top righthand corner.
  4. Drag and drop blocks of the same size (volume) into the water. What is the relationship between the mass of the blocks and their ability to float on water?
  5. Check the box “Same Density” on the top righthand corner.
  6. Drag and drop blocks of the same density into the water. What do you observe about the positions of the blocks?