For Parents

Floating Food!

by Bhavini Pandya April 28, 2020

Have a go at this fun food experiment and predict which foods can float on water.

  • Science and D.T (Food Technology) (KS1)
  • Free Resource
  • Simple resources found in the home

What to do:

  • Fill a container with water.
  • Choose a selection of fruits and vegetables from your home or garden.
  • Can you predict whether it will float or sink?
  • Test the fruits and vegetables in the water
  • Challenge: Why do certain foods float and others sink?