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This is a nice way to introduce density, mass and volume. -Nancy

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the kind of bottles, the space the stuff in the bottles takes up (volume), size, shape, etc.

Q: (9k) What is different?

the stuff inside the bottles, the weight (mass) of each bottle, color, etc.

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