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Earth Science Density Kit—Classroom Set

By: The Flinn Staff

Item #: AP6195 

Price: $156.90

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Earth Science and Rock Density Laboratory Kit for geology makes finding the densities of rock easy. Learn to determine the densities of various objects and investigate the densities of your own rock samples.

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Find the densities of rocks—it’s easy with this basic density kit! Students first learn to determine the densities of various objects, then investigate the densities of their own rock samples. Combine this activity with a field activity on rocks. Includes aluminum bar, aluminum cubes, two spheres, a metric ruler, detailed instruction sheet. Rock samples, balance and graduated cylinder are required and available separately.

Individual kit has enough materials for one lab group of 23 students. Classroom set includes enough materials for 15 groups.


Materials Included in Kit: 
Aluminum cube & slab set, 15
Glass marble, 14 mm, 15
Glass marble, 19 mm, 15
Ruler, metric/english, clear, 15 cm, 15

Correlation to Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Science & Engineering Practices

Planning and carrying out investigations
Analyzing and interpreting data
Using mathematics and computational thinking
Constructing explanations and designing solutions

Disciplinary Core Ideas

MS-PS1.A: Structure and Properties of Matter
HS-PS1.A: Structure and Properties of Matter

Crosscutting Concepts

Scale, proportion, and quantity