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Buoyancy- Julia Pizzuto
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Terms in this set (11)
What is buoyancy????
Def 1- The ability of an object to float in water, air, or some other fluid
Def 2- The power of a liquid to make someone or something float
What is mass????
The amount of matter something has
What is density????
A predictor of if some objects will sink or float
The weight of the object pushes against the fluid,
the fluid in turn pushes back up against the object
True or False- When a buoyant is greater that the weight of the object, the object floats
Factors that Affect Buoyancy
Amount of water displaced (moved)
The ______ of an object changes, even if we go into outer space where there is very little gravity.
True or False- the less mass an object has the heavier it is
Flase- the more mass an object has the heavier it is
A predictor of if some objects will _______ or ________
sink or float
Density is the amount of matter in a given amount of ___________.
The more dense an object is, the more it has a __________ to __________.
tencedy to sink
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