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Buoyancy: Archimedes Principle


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This applied mathematics lesson describes the mathematic principles behind buoyancy in aerostatic machines. In it, students are given an introduction to the forces at work in buoyancy, including Archimedes Principle, and are asked to solve problems relating to volume, density, weight, and buoyancy of objects in particular environments.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 9 to 12

    Topics: Measurement & Tools, Area & Volume

    Resource Pedagogy

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    • Teacher Materials
    • Reference Materials

    Tool for: Students