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Age Range: 7-11
Duration: 30-59 mins
  • Maths
  • Science

Density using Archimedes’ principle

Work out the density of materials

This activity for primary kids gives them an opportunity to work out the density of a material using Archimedes’ principle, an ancient Greek mathematician.

Combining maths and science, students will learn how to collect data through experimenting and understand the properties of materials. This activity will test students' number abilities and teach them historical facts about ancient Greece. Resources are provided for teachers.

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