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Lesson overview:Which factors affect an object's ability to float?

  • Describe the forces acting on an object floating in water
  • Explain why the forces acting on an object may lead to it floating or sinking
  • Describe features of an object that enable it to float
  • Describe the forces acting on an object floating in water
  • Explain why the forces acting on an object may lead to it floating or sinking
  • Describe features of an object that enable it to float