Tag Archives for: "density"

LSOP Live: Sinking and Floating, February 12, 2021

A bowling ball—does it sink or float? The answer might surprise you, as will dozens of the experiments we share. We float bubbles and steel balls, and make a ketchup packet go back and forth between sinking and floating. We answer the question: What happens to buoyancy when you turn off gravity? And we leave [...]

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Show Me Some Science! Buoyancy

The Little Shop team experiments with putting different objects in different fluids and seeing which float. Helium filled bubbles in the air and granite in mercury metal! Does it float?

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