Illumin8 Module 2.3: Ocean Properties
This Module explores some of the interesting science within our oceans!
- Students will learn there are 5 major ocean areas in the world, and the difference between oceans and seas.
- Students will build on knowledge of water properties and fluid dynamics from previous modules. Experiments in Module 2.3 explore the science of water currents, water density, water temperature and floating (buoyancy forces).
- Students will explore why ships float, and how submarines sink.
- Students will use knowledge gained to build and test their own submarine!
The Illumin8 Resources are aimed at 9 – 12 year olds.