+64 27 7250 007
Select Page

DENSITY OF A SMALL OBJECT

Aim:
To measure the density of a small object e.g. ball bearing

Method:
1. Measure the volume by placing the object in a measuring cylinder. Take the volume before and after the ball bearing is placed in the water.

Volume Before:




Volume After:



Volume of Ball Bearing:


  1. Mass of the ball bearing

    Mass = _________________________________ kg

    The density (ρ) = mass (kg)
    volume (L)

    NB: The mass of 1 cubic centimetre of water is 1 gram and
    1 cubic metre = 1 000 000 cubic centimetres
  2. Density (ρ) = kg m-3


    The density of the is kg m-3


  3. Conclusion

    Write a conclusion which states what the density of the object is and discuss why you think some objects are heavier than others.