Learning Lesson: Salt 'n Lighter

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Link to Resource: https://www.weather.gov/jetstream/ll_eggs
Resource Type:Classroom Activities; Curricula and Instruction
Grade Level:
4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Language:English
Organization:National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA); National Weather Service (NWS)
Summary:Just as air can have different densities, water can have different densities as well. As the salinity of water increases, the density increases as well. Fresh eggs will float in saltwater, but will sink in freshwater. This will show that as the salinity increases the density also increases.
Earth Science Big Ideas:Big Idea 1; Big Idea 5
NGSS Discplinary Core Ideas:ESS2.C
NGSS Performance Expectations:HS-ESS2-5; MS-ESS2-6
NGSS Science and Engineering Practices:Developing and using models; Planning and carrying out investigations
NGSS Crosscutting Concepts:Structure and function; Systems and system models
Subjects: 6-8; 9-12; elementary school; high school; k-5 geosource; lesson; middle school; noaa; nws; oceans; salt; water
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