Density * the Reason the Titanic Sank

Teacher Demo – Can you make an
orange sink?
Students measure the mass and volume
of water, plot data on a graph, and
derive the density formula
Students predict if objects will float or sink
based on density and explain their
Students will sink leaf disks. As the leaves
produced oxygen during photosynthesis,
they will rise.
Writing prompt –
› Using what you have learned about density,
think about a career where the concept of
density is important. Write at least 5-7
sentences about the career and how the
concept of density is used.