Sink or Float? Science Activity

Otis's friend, the calf, sinks and gets stuck in Mud Pond. This science and literature activity introduces the concepts of weight. Children will experiment with various objects that either sink or float in water. They'll learn how to predict results by talking about similarities and differences.

Millions of people around the world read Otis by Loren Long on October 3, 2013. Learn more about this year's Read for the Record book at http://jstart.org/readfortherecord.

Updated on: September 16, 2013
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