we use to
are held up
in water or
fall to the
Some objects stay on top of the
water – this is called floating
Other objects fall to the bottom –
this is called sinking
stone is heavier than water so it sinks to
Meanwhile, the air inside floating
toys is lighter than the water, which
makes the toys buoyant and keeps
them above the surface.
You can not always guess which object will
You must test them to find out
‘Will it Float?’
(Sung to the tune of ‘When the Saints Go Marching In’)
Oh, will it float or will it sink?
Which will it be; what do you think?
Will it stay on top of the water?
Or, like an anchor, will it sink?