1. If liquid needs salt, measure approximate estimate and measure ppt levels.


2. Measure

3 gallons

3 quarts

750 ml

of liquid. Place into bucket. (Blue line in bucket where the liquid needs to reach)


1.Measure the weight of the object on spring scale.


2.Measure the weight of the catch bucket.


3.Immerse object in liquid.


4.Check the weight of the object once immersed.


5.Measure the weight of the displaced water, and subtract the weight of the spill bucket.


6.Record results.


7.Figure out if object is positively, negatively, or neutrally buoyant, enter in results.


8. Repeat at least 2 more times.