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Buoyant Force

Students use the Smart Cart force sensor to measure the buoyant force on a metal cylinder lowered into a fluid and then determine the relationship between the buoyant force on a submerged object and a) its volume and b) the weight of the fluid displaced by the submerged object.

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Standards Correlations

IB Topics AP Topics
B.3 1.E.1.2; 3.A.3.1; 3.C.4.2

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Buoyant Force - Distance Learning Lab

Buoyant Force - Distance Learning Lab

Determine the relationship between the buoyant force on a submerged object and a) its volume and b) the weight of the fluid displaced by the submerged object...

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