Physical PropertiesDensity

by Martha Marie Day, Ed.D., Anthony Carpi, Ph.D.


Am I Dense?

SparTech - Hands-on lab exercise illustrates density and buoyancy concepts.

Further Exploration

Density Calculations

Fordham Prep – Lesson describing the concept of density and measurements used to calculate density.

Understanding Air Density

USA Today – A detailed explanation of changes in air density and its effects.



News & Events

Mountain Climbing and Air Density


Bone Density and Cigarette Smoke

Tufts University

Current Science News

News from around the world of science.


Google Scholar

Google - Research database allows searching of the scholarly literature.


Buoyancy in a Submarine

How Stuff Works – Descriptive animation explains how a submarine changes buoyancy.

Buoyant Force

National Taiwan Normal U. - Java Applet shows how buoyancy changes with density.

Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.
287-212 b.c.
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