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This is a very well-known demonstration that people have been doing for many years. Much educational research indicates that students have great difficulty in distinguishing between the related concepts of mass and volume. This demonstration provides a terrific opportunity to correct misconceptions that many high school students still possess.

Concepts

  • Density
  • Mass
  • Volume