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Density and Buoyancy with Centrifugation

Density and Buoyancy with Centrifugation

In this activity, by the Concord Consortium's Molecular Literacy project, students "have an opportunity to explore the relationship between atomic mass, volume, and density, and relate these to the technique of centrifugation." The activity itself is a java-based interactive resource built upon the free, open source Molecular Workbench software. In the activity, students are allowed to explore at their own pace in a digital environment of demonstrations and simulations which allow them to print reports of data captured. In addition, visitors will find an overview and list of objectives, a test and rubric, a supplementary classroom activity, and central concepts.

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