# Archimedes' Law

## The force exerted by a fluid on a floating or submerged object is equal to the weight of the water displaced.

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## Archimedes' Law

Archimedes Law: displacement and buoyant force and why some objects float.
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## Archimedes' Principle and Buoyancy

Discusses Archimedes’ Principle and the concept of buoyancy.
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## Scuba Training

Learn about the principle of buoyancy and its relationship to the pressure gradient in a liquid in a gravitational field
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## Archimedes' Principle: The Gold Crown Mystery

Archimedes' Law Interactive
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## Doc Physics - Buoyancy - Why and How Stuff Floats

A proof of the equation for bouyant force followed along with two interesting conceptual questions. Video courtesy of Doc Schuster.
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## The Laws of Laziness

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## The Pressure Under Water

Explore why the pressure under water increases the deeper you go.
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## USS Iowa

Discover how massive war ships are able to float.
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## The Weight of Gold

Discover the relationship between density and volume.
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## Hot Air Balloons

Learn how hot air balloons overcome gravity.
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