What Is an Example of the Application of Archimedes' Principle in Daily Life?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 28, 2020 3:12:21 PM ET

Every time a person takes a bath, Archimedes' principle is observed as the tub is filled to a certain level and, once the bather enters the water, it rises based on the volume of water weight that the person's body displaces. Adding chicken to a pot of boiling water yields the same results but on a smaller scale.