kidzpark
Home | FAQ | Contact Us | View Cart | Login / Register  


Kids Science Activities

Ice Float or Sink in water
Materials Required
  • A glass cup
  • Water
  • Ice Cube

How to do it

  • Pour water into the cup.
  • Put ice cube into the water.
  • Ask the kid to observe and tell whether the ice floats or sink in the water.
  • The ice will float in the water.

Explanation

When the water freezes , it expands and takes more space while forming the ice cube. Hence the volume is greater. So it floats in the water. The amount of water displaced by the ice is greater in weight than that of the ice. So the ice floats in water.


Add to My Article | Refer this Article | Print this Article


Write your Comments on this Article
Article Title Ice Float or Sink in water
Your Name
Place of Residence
Your E-mail
Your Comment
 
Security Validation
Enter the characters in the image above
 
Kindergarten Activities
Salt Water Freezes Later Than Ordinary Water
How I Found Out Light Travels In A Straight Line
How I Was And Found The Leader
Effects of Shape and Heat
What I Did Going Around The Mulberry Bush
How I Learnt About Growth Of Seeds
Rainbows In The Room!!!
Tracking Animals
Dancing Raisins
My Tomato Hanging Garland
Science and Fun with Balloon and the hair
Water Pressure
Fun with Shapes - 4
See How I Made A Yummy Colored Candy!!
Egg - float or sink
Fun with Colours and Shapes
Sun made cards
Make Patterns and Play
Glass Rainbow
Use Steam To Move My Pinwheel