What makes an object float in water?

Answer An apple floats in water, but a carrot sinks. A piece of wood may be heavy, but it still floats. Ice is made of water, but for some reason, it floats. The causes are density and specific gravity.De... Read More »

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How to Make an Object Float in Claymation?

The Lego man is floating in midair!In claymation movies, characters often, for example, throw a ball or jump in the air. If each frame must be shot individually with slight movements between pictur... Read More »

Will an egg float in regular water, salt water or sugar water?

A fresh egg will sink in plain water because it is more dense than the water. The same egg will float in salt or sugar water because the water is more dense with the addition of the salt or sugar. ... Read More »

What makes life jackets float?

Life jackets rely on canned carbon dioxide and a triggering mechanism, either manually or automatically activated, to keep people floating safely on the water's surface. A life jacket's size depend... Read More »

Can you float water lilies right on water&they will grow?

A water lily must be rooted in soil or other planting material. Planting depth varies with the lily species; the plant will grow to the surface of the water, and the leaves will float. A separated ... Read More »