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70 resources with the concept barometers

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Manometer

For Teachers 9th - 12th
There are several instruments that can be used to measure the pressure of a gas. Here, junior chemists venture into the workings of a manometer. Barometers the Boltzmann Distribution are also detailed. A highlight of this presentation is...
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Comparing Temperature, Pressure, and Humidity

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students investigate data on temperature, pressure, and humidity by downloading information from the ARM Website. Working in groups, they discover how weather impacts life in each of the ARM sites. They record weather data in their...
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Making Weather Tracking Tools

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students create weather tracking tools. In this weather lesson, students create a rain gauge, barometer, and hair hygrometer in order to monitor the weather. They use everyday household items like rulers, coffee cans, and cardboard.
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Tracking the Weather

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students observe weather patterns. In this weather lesson, students track weather trends and predict what the weather might be like in the upcoming forecast.  Students learn to apply concepts of barometric pressure and how weather may be...
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Air Pressure & Barometers

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders observe, measure, and record data on the basic elements of weather over a period of time (i.e., precipitation, air temperature, wind speed and direction, and air pressure). Then, they make a barometer and keep record of...
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The Big Crush

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine weather maps from their state from the past few days. They examine the Highs and Lows on the maps to determine what kind of weather they produce. They use that information to better prepare for their activities and what...
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What Is Barometric Pressure and How Is It Measured?

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students investigate barometric pressure.  In this weather lesson, students participate in several hands-on activities to show air has pressure. Students lift a textbook without using their hands, observe a demonstration where a...
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Air Pressure and Wind

For Students 8th - 10th
For this air pressure and wind worksheet, students answer fifteen questions about how air pressure is measured, what it is, the reasons for changes in air pressure and the weather as air pressure changes. They also answer questions about...
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Wind and Air Pressure

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students make an anemometer, barometer, and wind catcher to see how wind and air pressure are related. In this wind lesson plan, students use these tools to measure the wind speed.
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Tracking the Weather

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students study the weather over time in this lesson plan. In this weather lesson plan, students record weather information from the newspaper over a month's time. They record the wind speed and direction, the barometric pressure, the air...
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Building a Barometer

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate weather and how parts of a system work together.  In this weather instructional activity students see how a barometer works and analyze the changes in weather conditions. 
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Weather Station

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students create their own barometer, precipitation, rain gauge, anemometer, and more with their weather stations. In this weather station lesson plan, students access on line websites on how to make their own weather tools.
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Weather Prediction

For Students 9th - 12th
In this weather worksheet, students review vocabulary words and concepts associated with predicting the weather. Students understand what a meteorologist studies. This worksheet has 7 matching, 10 fill in the blank, and 5 short answer...
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Smoking Ban

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Pupils start this activity with an icebreaker that is read out loud, then followed by questions that they respond to. They brainstorm the reasons why people smoke, in pairs students discuss why people give up smoking.
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What Should I Wear Today?

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine weather data for Columbus, Ohio using an Internet resource. They complete a two day and a weekly weather charts before discussing the information. After the discussion, they answer questions about the charts...
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Air Pressure is Powerful

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students construct a barometer and collect data on the changes in air pressure. They work is small groups using plastic tubing, corks, and green food coloring. They then use a formula to convert inches of mercury to barometric pressure...
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Beaufort Wind Speed

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders investigate temperature, wind speed, humidity, air pressure, and direction. They compare their findings with those of the media. They apply the use of various tools to measure weather factors.
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Pushy Air

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students engage in a lesson which give them a good understanding of air and some of its properties. They perform an eye-opening experiment which demonstrates how powerful air pressure is, then answer questions on a worksheet imbedded in...
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Making a Barometer: Level 1

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Learners build a barometer. They construct a barometer and observe the day-to-day variations in the height of the colored alcohol and record their readings. They compare them with readio and newspaper reports oflocal barometric...
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Using a Barometer to Measure a Building:

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students show how it is possible to determine the height of a tall building with the aid of a barometer. They Take the barometer to the top of the building, attach a long rope to it, lower the barometer to the street and then bring it...
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Learning Lesson: Measure the Pressure -- The "Wet" Barometer

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students use simple objects to create their own barometer. They have five days to build it and ten days to observe and collect data. They examine thunderstorm safety tips to end the lesson.
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Learning Lesson: Measure the Pressure II -- The "Dry" Barometer

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students use simple items to create their own aneroid barometer. They have five days to build it and ten days to observe and collect data. They examine tornado safety tips to end the lesson.