Density and Buoyancy Investigation Booklet Printable & Digital


This product is an integrated tabbed booklet with engaging activities that explore density and buoyancy through differentiated reading and writing, as well as through a science lab activity perfect for literacy centers or science centers! Your students will be shocked by the results of the lab in this resource!

File Type

PDF (Acrobat) Document File

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This Resource Includes:

✓ Terms such as density, buoyancy, and displaces
✓ The differences between the two main topics
✓ Why one soda can floats but another soda can sinks
✓ What causes an object to have buoyancy
✓ What happens if an object has more density than water

With This Product You’ll Get:

✓ Review of important vocabulary
✓ Differentiated reading comprehension sheets (LL and HL sheets)
✓ Text-dependent questions that focus on reading skills
✓ Science lab investigation – a can of diet soda and a can of regular soda are placed in water to see what happens
✓ Critical thinking prompt and writing
✓ Teacher and student directions
✓ A Google Slides version so that you can have your students complete it digitally if you prefer!
✓ Tabbed booklet printables- 2 to a page and a larger version 1 per page
✓ Color and B/W versions printing options
.… and so much more!

How You Can Use This Product:

✓ As a supplement to an already established program
✓ Science centers or literacy centers
✓ An introduction lesson
✓ Teacher demonstrations
✓ Whole group, small group, partners, or individual work
✓ An integration lesson
✓ Warm-up activities