Worksheets and lesson ideas to challenge students aged 11 to 16 to think hard about floating, sinking and upthrust (GCSE and Key Stage 3)
Heavy objects sink, light objects float – right? You can have lots of fun teaching students about why objects float and the opportunity to address many of their prior conceptions. This demonstration below is a great way to set up some cognitive dissonance with some heavier objects floating! Click here for some other lovely demonstrations on floating and sinking.