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Archimedes’ Balance (FM-B-AR)

Archimedes’ Balance (FM-B-AR)



Demonstrates Archimedes’ Principle of mass displacement.

LAB EQUIPMENT

1.  Spring scale (500g)
2.  Nalgene container (approx. 1 L, 4in.)
3.  Masses (~ 400 g aluminum, rubber, and acrylic)
4.  Ohaus platform scale
5.  Bottle of water

CHECK FOR WATER AVAILABILITY


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    DIRECTIONS

    1.  Attach  a mass to the spring balance and w/ mass suspended in air, observe the balance reading.
    2.  Place a container of water on platform scale and observe the weight of the water and the cup.
    3.  Lower the mass into the cup.
    4.  Observe the changes in the readings on each of the two  scales.
    5.  Attach a different material of the same mass and repeat steps 3 and 4.