Physical Science: Session 6
Children's Ideas About Rising and Sinking
Below are common ideas children in grades K-6 have about this topic, compiled from research on children's ideas about science. Consider what evidence might refute this idea, and why a child would be likely to believe this? Once you've entered all your answers you can click "printable page" at the bottom of this form to print your answers. You can also click "see possible response" for any question to see one possible response from the series content advisors.
1. A larger piece of candle will sink or float lower in the water than a smaller piece.
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