Science Fair on How Objects Float

1010 Words5 Pages
February 21, 2013
Physics

How much salt does it take for an object to float?

Table Of contents

Page2 - Abstract
Page 3- Introduction/ Research
Page 4- Purpose/ Hypothesis
Page 5-Materials
Page 6- Procedure
Page 7- Data/ Observations
Page 8- Conclusion
Page 9- Acknowledgements
Page 10-Biblical Application
Page 11- Sources
Pages 12 and 13-Log Book

Page 1

Abstract

My project is about how much salt it will take for objects to float. In my project I will explain why certain objects float while others sink. I took three different objects with different amount of density and put them each in ten cups of water. I then put in teaspoons of water and recorded whether or not the objects floated until all the
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James for reading all of my different rough drafts and helping me to correct them all.

Page 9

Biblical Application

Matthew 14:28-31
New International Version (NIV)
28 “Lord, if it’s you,” Peter replied, “tell me to come to you on the water.”
29 “Come,” he said. Then Peter got down out of the boat, walked on the water and came toward Jesus.
30 But when he saw the wind, he was afraid and, beginning to sink, cried out, “Lord, save me!”
31 Immediately Jesus reached out his hand and caught him. “You of little faith,” he said, “why did you doubt?”

Page 10
Sources

1. http://www.pa.msu.edu/sciencet/ask_st/031192.html 2. http://www.sciencebuddies.org/science-fair-projects/project_sample_abstract.shtml 3. http://www.sefmd.org/Abstracts/SampleAbstracts.htm 4. http://van.physics.illinois.edu/qa/listing.php?id=1524 5. http://www.ehow.com/facts_7185225_salt-make-water-dense_.html 6. http://www.ask.com/wiki/Buoyancy 7. http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/density?s=t

Page 11

Log Book

January 11, 2013

Filled up small tub with 10 cups of water and put an egg, toy car and paper clip in.
With no salt
No objects float
4 Teaspoons of salt
No objects float
13 Teaspoons of salt
No objects float
25 Teaspoons of salt
No objects float
31 Teaspoons of salt
No objects float
40 Teaspoons of salt
No objects float
41 Teaspoons of salt
Paperclip floats

Page 12

Lab Book continued

45 Teaspoons of salt
Egg

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