In this lesson, we will learn how to define density, calculate the density of a substance, and predict whether it will float or sink in water.

Students will be able to

Q1:

Which of the following statements best defines the density of a substance?

Q2:

Which of the following formulas correctly relates the density of a substance to its mass and volume?

Q3:

The densities of water and a certain oil are given in the image below. An object is found to sink in the oil but float on water. What can be assumed about the density of the object?

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