Sink or Float?
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100

What will happen when an empty vial is placed in a beaker of water?
What is float

100

Name two metric labels for mass
What is gram and kilogram

100

An object has a mass of 10 grams and a volume of 5 cubic centimeters, what is its density?
What is 2 g/cm3

100

What did the density of the vial have to be close to in order to stay suspended in water?
What is 1 g/cm3

100

What did the zero say to the eight?
What is nice belt!

200

Magnesium has a density of 1.7 g/cm3. If a piece of magnesium was placed in milk (with a density of 1.027 g/cm3) would it sink of float?
What is sink.

200

If the mass of a cube is found in kilograms and the lengths are measured in meters, what would its density label be?
What is kg/m3

200

A cube has a length of 2 centimeters. If the cube has a mass of 120 grams, what is the density?
What is 15 g/cm3

200

While completing the salt lab, what did you have to do in order to calculate the density of the golf ball?
What is measure the volume using the water displacement can and measure its mass using a balance.

200

If the mass of a block is decreased, what is the affect on the density?
What is the density is also reduced

300

Dawn Dish soap (d=1.06 g/mL), Honey (d=1.42 g/mL), Water and Vegetable oil (d=0.92) are combined in a graduated cylinder. If the liquids are allowed to settle, in what order would they appear starting from the top?
What is vegetable oil, water, dish soap, honey

300

What are three labels that could signify density?
What is g/cm3, g/m3, g/mL, g/L, etc...

300

What volume of silver metal will weigh exactly 2500.0 g? The density of silver is 10.5 g/cm3.
What is 238 cm3.

300

If an object is placed in water and it floats with about half of it under water, what is the density of the object?
What is 0.50 kg/L or 0.50 g/mL

300

There are two blocks on a desk. If the blocks have the same mass, but block 1 has a larger volume than block 2, which block has the greater density?
What is block 2

400

An empty cube is placed into water and it floats. What are two things you could change in order to make the cube sink?
What is increase the mass and decrease the volume.

400

If the density of an object is measured in g/mL, what is another label that would signify the same amount?
What is g/cm3

400

Calculate the density of the brass block that has the volume of 36 cm3 and the mass of 121 g.
What is 3.36 g/cm3

400

What equipment would you need to calculate the density of the red book (dictionary)?
What is a scale and ruler or meter stick

400

If a styrofoam cup is stepped on, how do its mass, volume, and density change?
What is the mass stays the same, the volume decreases, and the density increases

500

The density of sea water is 1.027 g/mL. What are possible densities of objects that would float, sink, and stay suspended in the sea water?
What is anything below 1.027, above 1.027, and right at 1.027.

500

Why is there no such volume label as liters cubed or milliliters cubed?
What is liters and milliliters already measure volume, they don't need to be cubed

500

You have two identical graduated cylinders filled with 100 mL of liquid. One has water in it and the other is filled with gasoline. If gasoline has a density of 0.70 g/mL, which graduated cylinder would weigh more?
What is the graduated cylinder filled with water.

500

Explain how you found the volume of the blocks when doing the density simulation on the computers.
What is placed the blocks into the tank of water and see how much the volume increased by.

500

The volume of one block of wood is greater than that of a second block of wood, but the mass of the second is greater. Which has the greater density and why?
What is the second block. A smaller volume and larger mass will equate to a larger density