See density in action by creating a rainbow in a tube! Understand how each solution is made of particles too small to be seen!
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Students will know
Students will understand
- Matter is made of particles too small to be seen.
- The more matter in a sample, the denser it is.
Students will be able to
- Create solutions of different densities and see them layered in a clear straw/tube.
- Use a model to describe the particles in each of the solutions
Next Generation Science Standards Connections
5-PS1-1: Develop a model to describe that matter is made of particles too small to be seen.
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills Connections
5.5A: Classify matter based on measurable, testable, and observable physical properties, including mass, magnetism, physical state (solid, liquid, and gas), relative density (sinking and floating using water as a reference point), solubility in water, and the ability to conduct or insulate thermal energy or electric energy.