Cartesian diver

Cartesian diver

Objects denser than water sink in water.



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plastic bottle, test tube, water, Fill the plastic bottle with water., Pour enough water into the test tube so that it floats in the water inside the bottle when placed in it upside down., Close the bottle with the cap and squeeze the sides of the bottle., The test tube sinks., Let go of the bottle and the test tube rises again., Why does the Cartesian diver sink in the water?, When squeezing the bottle, more water rushes into the test tube, increasing the total mass of the test tube and therefore its average density. Objects denser than water sink in water., Smaller volume, Squeeze the bottle., Larger volume, Stop squeezing the bottle.
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