2B40.18 - Beakers or Boards and Masses
Place the beaker with a mass in the center into a tank of water. Keep adding masses until the beaker sinks. The beaker has a volume of just over 1400 cc's so it will take approximately that much mass before the beaker will sink.
Place the blocks with the attached masses into a tank of water. The one with two masses will sink while the one with one mass will float.
- Robert Ehrlich, "H.2, Sinking a Floating Block", Turning the World Inside Out, p. 97.
- Julius Sumner Miller, Q134 & A134, Millergrams II – Some More Enchanting Questions for Enquiring Minds, p. 22 & 83.
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