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Weather and Atmosphere

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Weather engineers have come a long way in designing technology that provides advanced warnings of severe weather. Six lessons and six activities make up a collection of resources that teach middle schoolers about weather and weather...
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Up, Up and Away! - Airplanes

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Oh, if only Sir Isaac and Bernoulli could see us now. Even Orville and Wilbur would be amazed by what engineers have designed using their ideas. Next generation engineers put these principles to use as they use what they learn about...
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MAVEN Educator Ambassador Project

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Far Out! The MAVEN Educator Ambassador project trains the trainers on space science topics for middle and high school scholars. The five lessons in the collection were developed by the project, and focus on planetary atmosphere and...
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Atmospheric Pressure

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Push the envelope with this lesson plan on atmospheric pressure! Your physics or geology juniors will be amazed at your super-human ability as you demonstrate the breaking of a stick using a newspaper! They also work with peers to...
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Gases

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Another A+ physics presentation, this one on gases, is brought to you by the Nevada Joint Union High School District. Cohesive, compact, and even cute, this collection of slides leads viewers through an exploration of the properties and...
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Simple Barometer

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Barometers are instruments that measure atmospheric pressure, yet meteorologists use these to predict weather. In the activity, pairs or groups of learners make their own barometers and use them to determine if fair or rainy weather is...
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Weather

For Students 6th - 8th
In this earth science worksheet, learners use the clues given at the bottom of the sheet to solve the crossword puzzle related to weather. They identify various cloud types and how they are formed. Students also identify atmospheric...
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Epic Slow-Mo Drum Implosions!

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Slow motion effects add a dramatic influence to a lesson on atmospheric pressure. A video presentation explores characteristics of atmospheric pressure through experimentation. A large imploding drum demonstrates the effects of air...
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STEMbite: Atmospheric Pressure

For Students 6th - 8th
Mr. Vanden Heuvel is in the bathroom again! This time he examines the strength of atmospheric pressure with a classic demonstration of filling a glass with water in the sink to reveal the column that fills the glass. Then he places a...
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Chemistry: Manometer Worksheet

For Students 10th - 12th
In this pressure worksheet, students analyze two diagrams of manometer and answer questions about the pressure of the gases in the manometers in relation to the atmospheric pressure.
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Fluid Pressure and Flow

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
This simulation begins with an exploration of water pressure and atmospheric pressure. In the flow portion, scholars reshape a pipe and see fluid dynamics at work. The water tower portion encourages pupils to determine how water...
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Atmospheric Pressure Interactive Learning Demonstration

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students predict what happens to the balloon as the water in the flask boils. In this physics lesson, students explain why they made such prediction. After the demo, they give some real life examples of this concept.
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AIR PRESSURE

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Students investigate the effects of atmospheric pressure.
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How Heavy Is Air?

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
It's amazing how easy it is to forget that every second of our lives we are being pushed on by an uncountable number air molecules. Explore with your class the concept of air pressure and how it affects our bodies, the earth's weather,...
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Heavy Newspaper

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Here is an unforgettable demonstration of the power of air! Because the column of air is about 250 miles or 400 km tall, its weight on a sheet of newspaper is enough to hold a stick in place as you smack the other end to break it....
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Heavy Newspaper

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Here is an unforgettable demonstration of the power of air! Because the column of air is about 250 miles or 400 km tall, its weight on a sheet of newspaper is enough to hold a stick in place as you smack the other end to break it....
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How to Make Water Run Uphill

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners observe science demonstration. In this science lesson, students watch an experiment showing water moving up from an area of higher concentration to an area of lower concentration, due to a change in atmospheric pressure.
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Kinetic Molecular Theory: What Can a Spray Can Teach Us About Chemistry?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Ever left a can in a hot car and had it explode? Scholars complete an online simulation in which they choose the dependent and independent variables related to kinetic molecular theory. Then after a brief lecture, pupils complete an...
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The Power of Atmospheric Pressure Process

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students are introduced to the basic principles of atmospheric pressure. After watching demonstrations, they discover the capability of air pressure and how it affects weather. In groups, they use an inquiry template to solve different...
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Vapor Pressure and Boiling

For Students 9th - 12th
In this vapor pressure instructional activity, students use a graph showing vapor pressure curves for two substances to complete 10 problems.
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Water Pressure in the Ocean

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students compare the pressure of water at different depths and gain an understanding of how increased water might affect animals living in deeper waters. They participate in an experiment to show that depth, not volume, affects water...
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Can You Drink Through a 30 Foot Straw?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Drinking straws are a pretty simple device ... or, are they? Explore the possibility of sipping a beverage 30 feet away with an engaging activity that's sure to keep pupils guessing. Just place a long piece of plastic tubing in a glass,...
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Graphing the Temperature within the Atmosphere

For Students 6th - 8th
Musing meteorologists design graphs of the temperature and pressure changes for altitude increase in our atmosphere. The activity is pertinent to middle school earth science curriculum. Vary the type of homework you assign when teaching...
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Atmospheric Pressure

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders explore the abstract idea of the atom and explain the differences and similarities between solids, liquids, and gases. They understand the molecular differences between solids, liquids, and gases.

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