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Specific Gravity Specimens, Set of 10

By: The Flinn Staff

Item #: AP9235

Price: $16.55

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With the Specific Gravity Specimens for physical science and physics, determine the specific gravity of ten different materials and Use the density values to identify each material.

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Determine the specific gravity of ten different materials and then use the density values to identify each material. Set of 10 specimens includes aluminum, brass, copper, glass, graphite, lead, polyvinyl chloride, polyethylene, steel, and polystyrene. Four-page handout includes background, lab activity procedure and reproducible student data table, calculations, and questions.

Specifications

Materials Included in Kit: 
Aluminum rod, ¼" diameter, x 1¼ length
Brass rod, ¼" diameter, x 1¼ length
Copper rod, ¼" diameter, x 1¼ length
Glass marble, 14 mm
Graphite rod, ¼" diameter, x 1¼ length
HDPE rod, ¼" diameter, x 1¼ length
Lead strip
PVC rod, ¼" diameter, x 1¼ length
Steel rod, ¼" diameter, x 1¼ length
Styrofoam peanuts


Correlation to Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Science & Engineering Practices

Using mathematics and computational thinking
Analyzing and interpreting data
Obtaining, evaluation, and communicating information

Disciplinary Core Ideas

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

Crosscutting Concepts

Patterns
Structure and function
Scale, proportion, and quantity

Performance Expectations

MS-PS1-1: Develop models to describe the atomic composition of simple molecules and extended structures.
MS-PS1-2: Analyze and interpret data on the properties of substances before and after the substances interact to determine if a chemical reaction has occurred.
HS-PS1-1: Use the periodic table as a model to predict the relative properties of elements based on the patterns of electrons in the outermost energy level of atoms.