Density and Buoyancy Tabbed Booklet


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 product!

Unfortunately, with the large demands on reading and math from Common Core, science is often pushed to the side. If your district is like mine, then you often have very little time to dedicate to science, yet you are still expected to fully cover the entire curriculum. This resource was created to help save you time and to cover the important science concepts, all while still meeting the non-fiction criteria of the Common Core.

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 can floats but another 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
✓ Tabbed booklet printables
✓ Answer keys
.… 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

These lessons are perfect for tutors, paraprofessionals, volunteers, and substitutes! They are low prep, too!

With 15 complete lesson plans in this unit, that’s less than a dollar a day for everything you need–worksheets, centers, scripted lessons, vocabulary, and much more! It’s definitely worth the value!

This unit plan is perfect if you have always wanted to implement math workshop but weren’t sure how or are just starting out! This unit plan saves you time! Additionally, with scripted plans it’s perfect for when you have a substitute!

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