April 13th, 2021

Middle School Resource: Regular Coke vs. Diet Coke: Which is Denser?

Middle School Resource

Regular Coke vs. Diet Coke: Which is Denser?

This lesson is designed as an introduction to a density unit. Using products that students encounter every day, you can demonstrate the concepts of density, volume, and mass. By the end of this lesson, students will understand that, although cans of Regular and Diet Coke have the same volume, Regular Coke is denser because of the sugar content.

Related NY State Academic Standards: S.MS.PS.1.7, MST4.I.PS3.1, MST4.C.C.PS3.1, and more!

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