Density of Regular Shapes

Density of Regular Shapes

A teaching resource provided by Ellis Broomhall.

Resource Description

This resource is a fully differentiated lesson aimed at teaching the new AQA GCSE Physics and Trilogy Physics specification, and links to Internal Energy and Energy Transfers.

This lesson has 5 learning objectives that are structured in the IDEAL format:

*Identify that the density of a material is the mass per unit volume.

*Describe that density is a property of a material, and not a particular object.

*Explain, using practical results, how to calculate the density of different regular shapes.

*Apply your understanding of the particle model to explain why some objects float on water.

*Link the particle arrangement of liquids and solutions to explain why tap water floats on top of salt water.

This lesson is designed with a challenge objective and challenge questions throughout to stretch your most able students, whilst supporting your LA students.

Review the lesson before teaching to see how the animations and objectives will work in your lesson.


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AQA 8463

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