Class project studies buoyancy, density, and more
New Albany Middle School's 6th, 7th, and 8th grade gifted students made aluminum foil vessels to better understand the theories of density, buoyancy, & water displacement. Using the concepts she learned at the MDOT's R.I.D.E.S program, teacher Tracy Vainisi led her students through the scientific process. Using theories of Archimedes and observation, students broke up into teams to see if they could create a vessel that would float and carry at least 30 glass beads. During the activity, one student team was able to create a vessel that carried more than 200 beads. The MDOT developed the RIDES (Roadways In Developing Elementary Students) program, to introduce students in kindergarten through eighth grade to careers in the transportation while improving their math and science skills.
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- Baptist Union County’s HealthPlex transitions to new owner
- Youth production to ‘dazzle’ audience this weekend with selections from Disney markings.
- Martintown bridge complete, road open again
- There is much we didn’t know about millionaire Paul Rainey
- Young Valley to bring ‘alt-country’ sound to weekend concert series