To understand what floating and sinking is

In this lesson, we will predict what will float and sink. We look at our findings and identify patterns. We will use our knowledge to predict what will float or sink in a quiz at the end of the lesson.


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Lesson summary: To understand what floating and sinking is

Time to move!

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