PIRA 2B40.20 - Density and Bouyancy: Archimede's Principle
Photo Shows the Demonstration Used by the University of Texas
Instructions / Notes:
- A cylindrical mass and bucket are suspended from a spring scale above
a beaker of water.
- Note the volume of the water in the beaker before submerging the cylindrical mass.
- Submerge the mass in the beaker of water.
- Note the rise of the water level in the beaker and read the volume.
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