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Density Lab

Division: Div B – Middle School

NC Essential Standards Alignment: 6.P.2

Event Rules: See the National Rule Manual

Event Score Sheet: None

National Event Page: Here

Required Materials: Each team may bring one three-ring binder of any size containing information in any form and from any source attached using the available rings. Participants may remove information or pages for their use during the event. Each team may also bring writing utensils, and two stand-alone calculators of any type for use during any part of the event. Event supervisors will provide any material and measurement devices required for the hands-on tasks. Teams will not use their own measurement devices.

Clarifications: None


Participants compete in activities and answer questions about mass, density, number density, area density, concentration, pressure, and buoyancy.


Teams must bring a writing instrument.


High score wins.

Common Mistakes:




Event Resources:

Nearpod Density Lab Test 
Nearpod Density Lab Test Answers 
2019 Regional Test

Density 2018 Coaches Clinic Presentation (2019 Rules)
2018 Density State Test
Law of Ideal Gases