Archimedes Balance

Class Set of Six Archimedes Balances

$56.95
114 points (Avail: 0)
with six different density samples
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Item #: BAL-4100


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With this low-cost apparatus, students can measure the mass and volume of a wide variety of materials: rocks, paper clips, seawater, shampoo, etc. This leads to surprisingly accurate determinations of density. (D=m/V). Based on Archimedes' Principle, the balance consists of a graduated cylinder with an additional tube that floats in it. No other equipment is needed! When used to determine the density of a sample of aluminum, we arrived at an answer of 2.7 g/ml - just as reported. Comes with full instruction and a sample of aluminum.

Read more on our Blog - Eureka! The Archimedes Balance

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