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Activities (for students)
Activities for Students: Filling Bottles with Water

Emiliano G√≥mez and Risa A. Wolfson Edited by Ruth Dover and Patrick Harless 

March 2012, Volume 105, Issue 7, Page 542

Abstract:
Students gradually fill bottles of different shapes and graph the water level (height) versus the volume of water inside the bottles. Then they explore the relationship between the shape of a bottle and the resulting graph.

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Activity Sheet 1: Height vs. Volume (Word)
Activity Sheet 2: Bottles and Graphs (Word)
Activity Sheet 3: Properties of Bottles and Graphs (Word)

Keywords:
Activities
Activity Sheets
Data Collection
Grades 9-12
Teacher
Manipulatives
Problem Solving / Problem Posing
Shapes