Buoyancy

Buoyancy - displacement , or how much matter (we use water)...

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Buoyancy  is the ability of an object to float. It is related to the object’s  density
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Density  is the amount of matter in a given volume  or space Gasses are the least dense form of matter Liquids are more dense than gasses, but less  dense than solids Solids are the most dense form of matter
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If the balloon pops, the gas will spread out evenly in  the cube.
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The water will take the shape of the cube.
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The rock will keep its own shape.
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Buoyancy and density are called  PROPERTIES  of  matter Another property of matter is 
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Unformatted text preview: displacement , or how much matter (we use water) it pushes out of the way A buoyant object will only displace its mass unless its surface area is large compared to its mass What would happen if you used sand instead of water? This powerpoint was kindly donated to www.worldofteaching.com http://www.worldofteaching.com Is home to well over a thousand powerpoints submitted by teachers. This a free site. Please visit and I hope it will help in your teaching...
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