Atmospheric Pressure Teacher Resources
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Epic Slow-Mo Drum Implosions!Lesson Planet
7 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
The Power of Atmospheric Pressure ProcessLesson Planet
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...
How Heavy Is Air?Lesson Planet
3 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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,...
Can You Drink Through a 30 Foot Straw?Lesson Planet
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,...
Graphing the Temperature within the AtmosphereLesson Planet
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...
Kinetic Molecular Theory: What Can a Spray Can Teach Us About Chemistry?Lesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
Imploding DrumLesson Planet
5 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
We are all under approximately 22,000 pounds of pressure! A video lesson explains the concept of pressure equilibrium and then demonstrates the effect of disturbing that equilibrium. A dramatic demonstration shows how to reduce the...