When it comes to density humor—and laughter in general—the more, the merrier! That’s why we decided to pack a whole bunch of laughs into our Density Humor corner. If you have a favorite riddle, joke or cartoon related to density, let us know in the comments section below.
In World War I, a great big British mine found itself sinking through the ocean right next to a great big German mine. After a while the great big British mine said, “I say, we seem to be sinking at exactly the same rate. We must have the same density!” The great big German mine replied, “Somehow I doubt zis! It is just zat great mines sink alike.”
Q: Do you know what happened to the chemist who was reading a book about Helium?
A: He just couldn’t put it down!
Q: What is heavy forward but not backward?
Q: What can you put in a barrel to make it lighter?
And how about this density riddle? Print it out and share with your students! Click on the image for a larger size PDF.