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When you float in water you feel...
Like you weigh less.
Why do you feel ____ when you float in water?
The upthrust of the water pushes up against your weight.
Do you still have weight when you float in water?
Yes, but you do not feel it.
What do you need to know about an object to know if it will float?
Its density.
When you are floating, which two forces are acting on you?
Weight
Upthrust
How do the forces weight and upthrust compare in size?
They are equal.
What is the formula for finding density?
mass
density=__________

volume
volume=
length x height x width
measure mass in...
grams (g)
The density of water is...
If something has a density less than...
it will... in water.
1g/cm3
1g/cm3
float