Density Set - ME-8569A



Use this versatile set of materials with the Overflow Can to investigate Archimedes' Principle of dis­place­ment, specific heats and basic length/volume relationships.
Includes pieces that have the same shape, volume, density and mass, so the variable of interest can readily be isolated. Each piece has a hole so it can be suspended from a string.


  • Three cylinders: aluminum, brass, plastic
  • Two blocks: aluminum and brass
  • Irregular shape: aluminum
  • Manual
  • Specifications

    Cylinder Dimensions
    • Aluminum, Brass and Plastic: 2.2 cm dia. x 6.4 cm long
    • Plastic is less dense than water
    Block Dimensions
    • Aluminum: 1.9 x 3.2 x 4.1 cm
    • Brass: 1.6 x 1.9 x 2.8 cm
    • The mass of each block equals that of the aluminum cylinder

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