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TitleCalculating density
Brief descriptionAn application of rates to calculating density of a gold chain
PurposeContextual application
Topic(s)Ratios and rates; Units of measure for length, area, volume
Type of activityInstructor led
Where work is doneIn class
Time required0 to 10 minutes
Technology neededInternet access
Suggestions for implementationThe video shows a chain being put into a graduated cylinder. When I weighed it, the mass was 39.7 grams. Have them use this to determine the density, and from that, determine the composition.
Task developer(s)David Lippman
CollegePierce College
LicenseOpen (CC-BY)
Files:A link to the video
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PostedNovember 27, 2012, 5:03 pm by David Lippman
Last UpdatedNovember 27, 2012, 5:03 pm