About these K-12 activities

The following activities target a middle school population although activities are approachable by more advanced elementary school students. The activities are also ideal for high school students to review basic concepts.

All exercises make use of javascript's which provides for a more interactive environment.

Mass: Learn how to measure the mass of an object using a triple beam balance

Mass vs. Weight: Mass and weight are often confused by many students. Learn the difference and try some challenging problems.

Volume: Measure volume using a graduated cylinder.

Density of a Solid: Learn to calculate the density of an unknown solid from knowing its mass and volume.

Density of a Liquid: Learn to calculate the density of an unknown liquid from knowing its mass and volume using a graduated cylinder and triple beam balance. Learn what a hydrometer is, and what it can do.

Density Challenge: Great page for gifted and talented students! Some excellent challenging problems.

Assessment: Twenty questions on mass, volume and density (two levels of difficulty). Your test is marked online.

Science Project Ideas: Ideas for science projects using mass, volume and density concepts learned from this module.

Mass Volume Density Lab Exercise: Problem: What is the relationship between water pressure and depth of water?

An Integrated Math Science and Art (STEAM) Activity- Mass, Volume Density Activity using the Gates Project from Central Park NYC.