Your Safer Source for Science

Since 1977

Address P.O. Box 219 Batavia, IL 60510
Phone 800-452-1261
Fax 866-452-1436
Email flinn@flinnsci.com
firewatch

Archimedes’ principle and the density of air are difficult concepts for many students to understand. This simple demonstration uses a balloon filled with dry ice to illustrate the buoyancy of air and determine the density of air.

Concepts

  • Conservation of Mass
  • Density
  • Buoyancy
  • Mass
  • Volume