Education Technology

Science: Making Cents of Density
by Texas Instruments

Updated on October 26, 2016


In this activity, students will measure the mass and volume of several collections of a coin type and enter the data into their handhelds and explore for patterns. Students will also make a plot of mass vs. volume and create a mathematical model that demonstrates the relationship between mass and volume.

Key Steps

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    Students will create lists and collect data on the mass of coins and use the Equation Solver to calculate the volume.

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    Students will then plot the data and model the data with an equation