Primary School

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Week beginning 22.6.20

Can an egg float? 


This week we will be looking to see if an egg can float. 


The items that you will need for this experiment are: 

Measuring jug or bowl. 

Lots of salt

An egg 

A spoon. 



First fill your bowl or jug with water. Once you have done this you will need to put your salt into the water to make it nice and salty. After you have done this, place your egg into the water to see if it will float or sink. Use the spoon to remove the egg. 


We would like you to create a prediction as to what you think the egg will do. Will it float or will it sink? Remember to include why you think your prediction will come true! 

 Then you will need to carry out the experiment. Once you have carried out the experiment, you will need to write a short paragraph showing your results. Why do you think the egg floated/didn't float? 


Remember to send all work to your teacher.