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    Below are links to Science Learning Hub resources for primary teachers related to floating and sinking in the Physical World strand of the New Zealand Curriculum.

    Explore aspects of floating and sinking using some of these ideas about the salinity and denseness of water.

    Ocean density – Article

    Ocean salinity – Article

    Water density – Article

    Buoyancy in water – Activity

    Floating eggs – Activity

    Investigating sea water – Activity

    I always knew I’d have a career in science – I wasn’t sure what field of science or in what way I would contribute – but the logic of science, the discovery and the quest to understand the physical world fascinated me.

    Dr Kim Currie

      Published 7 July 2015 Referencing Hub articles