Chapter 4 - Density and Buoyancy
Density
Home Page for Chapter 4
A Quick Review and How to Measure
What is Density/Calculating Density
What is Buoyancy? / Buoyancy in everyday life.
By now you should know what to find here
Density is the mass of an object divided by its volume.
Density often has units of grams per cubic centimeter (g/cm3).

Remember, grams is a mass and cubic centimeters is a volume
(the same volume as 1 milliliter).
Density of Some Common
Substances
Substance
Density (g/cm3)
Air
0.0013g/cm3
Feathers
0.0025   g/cm3
Wood(Oak)
0.6 - 0.9   g/cm3
Ice
0.92  g/cm3
Water
1.00   g/cm3
Bricks
1.84   g/cm3
Aluminum
2.70g/cm3
Silver
10.50g/cm3
Gold
19.30g/cm3