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155 resources with the keyterm air pressure

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Predicting Whether the Weather is Good for the Garden

For Teachers 4th Standards
Can your class predict the weather? Show them how they can come close with a lesson about creating weather instruments, including weather vanes, barometers, wind socks, anemometers, and thermometers. Kids research weather patterns and...
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Tired Weight

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Take your class out to visit your automobile and use the tires to compute the weight of the vehicle. This is done by measuring the surface of the tire meeting the ground and the air pressure. This is a fun lesson in the relationship...
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Balancing Ball

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Demonstrate lift to the class that is studying aerodynamics. In the stream of air produced by a blow dryer, little physicists place a wad of tissue paper and a spherical figure to compare. Or, if you have a vacuum cleaner and beach ball,...
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Study Jams! Air Pressure & Wind

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Blow your class away with a gust of humor as they watch this video about air pressure and wind. Along the way, they find that the density of air (as determined by temperature, altitude, and water vapor content) leads to air pressure...
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Floating Balls & Flying Toilet Paper

For Teachers 7th - 12th
A blow dryer and ping pong balls are all you need to demonstrate the amazing properties of air flow. In this demonstration, Spangler has a little boy as his assistant. Together, they make ping pong balls, a beach ball, and a roll of...
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CD Hovercraft

For Teachers 3rd - 10th
Make a hovercraft out of a compact disc, a balloon, and a few other materials. This is an activity that every physical science learner in your class can make if they bring a sports drink pop-top bottle to class. It will help them...
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Floating Balls & Flying Toilet Paper

For Teachers 7th - 12th
A blow dryer and ping pong balls are all you need to demonstrate the amazing properties of air flow. In this demonstration, Spangler has a three year old boy as his assistant. Together, they make ping pong balls, a beach ball, and a roll...
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Film Canister Explosion

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Here is an outstanding experiment for young scientists! Film canisters (remember those?) are filled with water, and an Alka Seltzer tablet is dropped in. Explosions occur very quickly! The challenge for youngsters is to find out what the...
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CD Hovercraft

For Teachers 3rd - 10th
Make a hovercraft out of a compact disc, a balloon, and a few other materials. This is an activity that every physical science learner in your class can make if they bring a sports drink pop-top bottle to class. It will help them...
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Air Pressure Experiment

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Did you know that there are many air pressure experiment that you can do in your very own home? Dr. Carlson demonstrates a few, and then explains the cause of air pressure at an atomic level. Rather than show this video in class, have...
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Regents High School Examination: Physical Setting Earth Science 2008

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Throughout this earth science exam, high-school geologists complete a series of multiple choice and short answer questions about the solar system, atmosphere, and earth system. This is an amazing test, as are all of the exams developed...
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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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Atmospheric Pressure

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Push the envelope with this lesson 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 construct a...
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Barometer and Boiling Points

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Diagrams bring barometers to light in this PowerPoint. Several slides explain the structure and function of this apparatus. The relationship of air pressure to the processes of evaporation and boiling are also explained. This would be an...
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Fun with Bernoulli

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Reduce the pressure in the classroom. The second instructional activity in an Airplanes unit of 22 introduces the class to Bernoulli's Principle. Pupils demonstrate the principle by blowing between different objects causing a reduction...
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Air Pressure

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Investigate what is pushing on us. An intriguing lesson has pupils calculate the amount of force on various squares due to air pressure. Using the data, individuals create a graph in the third lesson of the Up, Up and Away unit...
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Can You Take the Pressure?

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Do not let the pressure get to you. The first instructional activity in a unit of 22 introduces the concept of air pressure. Using background knowledge, the resource gives teachers the information they need to discuss how people measure...
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Air Under Pressure

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Introduce your class to air masses and how they affect the weather with a lesson that focuses on the differences between high and low air pressure systems. The class explores actual weather data using archived weather data.
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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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Understanding Weather

For Teachers 5th - 7th
A succinct set of slides covers the main points for your weather unit. From the factors that contribute to conditions, to fronts and extreme occurrences, to the different types of clouds, numerous facts are listed in bullets. The only...
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Bernoulli Levitator

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Two versions of this activity are presented for you to choose from when teaching about Bernoulli's principle in your physical science class. One is a hands-on activity, while the other would be best used as a demonstration during...
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Barometer in a Bottle

For Students 5th - 8th
Put some pressure on your class to construct bottle barometers. Using a jar, a balloon, and a straw, they can make an instrument for measuring atmospheric pressure. Consider having your class do this at home. You may need to provide the...
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Twistin’ Tornado

For Students 1st - 7th
Using two 2-liter bottles, create the classic tornado tube. Once constructed, water swirling as it moves from one bottle to the other, forms a vortex due to the difference in pressure. You could either make one of these to keep in the...
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Ultimate Table Trick Challenge

For Teachers 5th - 10th
There's a lot going on here: air pressure changes, inertia, and chemical reactions. All of this occurs in 60 seconds time! As an end of the year physical science assessment, consider showing this video clip and then having learners write...