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Earth Science: Calculating Density (Module 1, Topic 6)

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Density is the mass per unit volume or the amount of matter in a given volume. Students are shown how to measure the mass and volume of objects in order to determine their densities. Part of the "Earth Science" series.

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Runtime: 13 minutes 4 seconds

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Episode 1
31 minutes 43 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 9
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Episode 2
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Episode 3
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Episode 5
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Episode 6
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Episode 8
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Episode 2
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