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Uplifting Force: Buoyancy & DensityAdd to list Details
In this investigation, learners explore the force known as buoyancy by placing various objects into water and observing how they behave (for example, which sink more quickly, which float, how much wat
What's in the Water?: Biotic and Abiotic Elements in Aquatic EcosystemsAdd to list Details
In this investigation learners explore the differences between, and interdependence of, living and nonliving elements in a water ecosystem.
WetlandsAdd to list Details
Learners create a model of a wetland to observe how it absorbs and filters water from the environment.
Above Water: Buoyancy & DisplacementAdd to list Details
In an investigation called "Shape It!" learners craft tiny boats out of clay, set them afloat on water and then add weight loads to them, in order to explore: how objects stay afloat in water; what th
The Water CycleAdd to list Details
Did you know that the water we use today is the same water found on Earth millions of years ago? The Earth constantly uses and recycles water in a process called the water cycle.
EstuariesAdd to list Details
An estuary is a body of water that is created when freshwater from rivers and streams flows into the saltwater of an ocean.
Water Body Salinities IAdd to list Details
In this activity, learners investigate the different salinity levels of oceans, rivers and estuaries.
Water Body Salinities IIAdd to list Details
In this activity, learners discuss the different salinities of oceans, rivers and estuaries.
A Little Drop of Water: CohesionAdd to list Details
Learners explore water's property of cohesion through two investigations.
Water Illusions: Refraction & MagnificationAdd to list Details
Learners demonstrate how water can distort, refract and magnify light.