PIRA 2B40.59 Density and Bouyancy: Bouyancy Balls.
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Picture shows demonstration used at the University
of Texas at Austin
Instructions / Notes:
- A couple of copper lead shot balls are immersed into two beakers of water.
- One beaker is heated with a hot plate, (NOT BBOILING), the other can be room temperature.
- Ask the students before hand which will ball will sink and which will float.
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