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Cartesian divers are great toys that can be used to teach important science concepts. Several variations of Cartesian divers are on the market. Imagine that you and your classmates are members of a research and development team at a toy company and are challenged to design a new Cartesian diver toy. Can you design a toy that includes at least three divers that will descend and ascend in a particular order?

Concepts

  • Density
  • Buoyancy
  • Pressure
  • Mass
  • Volume