Apr 10, 2014 ... But, if you add enough salt to the water, the egg will actually float back up to the
surface! ... such as a large bowl or cooking pot (It must be able to hold at least
three cups.) ... What does this tell you about the density of the egg?
Simple science experiments show how salt causes things to float better. Take six
containers of equal volume and add enough water to float an egg.
Salt added to water in a cup makes an egg float because the saltwater's density
is greater than the egg's density. Density is a substance's mass divided by its ...
Aug 12, 2013 ... Floating eggs in salt water experiment ... the ordinary water consists of the mass
of the hydrogen and oxygen that it contains (remember H20).
Dec 3, 2013 ... Floating Eggs. Summer Science ... In particular, since some objects float on water
and others sink, how will ... Regular salt contains drying ... be able to dissolve all
of the salt into the water.) ... Does it matter how much salt or.
An object can be light for its size if it contains air, such as a hollow ball. •.
Materials with a ... Objects float better in salt water (density of salt water is greater
than that of pure water). .... sort of state that does not include swimming or
speeding. .... You will be able to feel, quite tangibly, the upthrust force which
In this activity, students investigate water density by floating eggs in freshwater
and saltwater. By the end of this activity, students should be able to: ... of water;
explain why an egg sinks in freshwater but floats when salt is added. ... (Note that
eggs contain air sacs. ... (If the egg does not float, try adding more salt to the ...
So what makes it possible for animals so heavy to easily float and move in water?
These investigations into density and the properties of salt water can help shed
light on that ... How does this help explain how a large sea mammal floats? ...
Why do you think the egg sank in the plain water but floated in the saltwater?
VOCABULARY: density; dissolve; fresh water; mineral; salt water; solution.
MATERIALS: fresh egg; jug; water; salt ... So objects that cannot float in fresh
water may be able to float in seawater. Floating ... Ask the students if clouds
You can make a fresh egg float by dissolving salt in the water first. ... When a
stale egg floats, it does so because the water is holding it up. ... hard shell is
made of a material called a carbonate, which contains both carbon and oxygen