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49 resources with the keyterm barometer

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Study Jams! Weather Instruments

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Concise, yet complete, this set of seven slides describes with photos and text the different basic instruments for measuring weather factors. After viewing, young meteorologists will be able to talk about how to measure humidity, wind...
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Weather instruments

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore weather instruments. In this weather lesson, students make rain gauges, anemometers, and barometers following the instructions given in the lesson. Students set up a weather station using their instruments and record and...
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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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Weather Watchers

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Learners identify basic weather instruments and how they are used to record weather data. Students define several vocabulary terms as stated in lesson. Learners use basic instruments to record weather data in their area. Students use the...
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Weather Instruments

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Middle school meteorologists get acquainted with basic weather instruments: the thermometer, barometer, psychrometer, and anemometer. For each, the question is asked, "Do you think you can make a _______________?" At these points, you...
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Homemade Barometer

For Teachers 5th - 8th
To reinforce the action of air pressure, have your meteorology pupils construct a barometer. They place the barometer into a closed system, a miniature atmosphere if you will, and notice the movement of the needle on the homemade...
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Relative Positions of the Earth, Moon, and Sun Over Time

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Teacher pages for four different activities and three assessments are provided in this resource. Topics deal with how the sun's position and Earth's atmosphere affect the amount of solar energy reaching Earth's surface. The concepts and...
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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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Weather Tools

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
How do we know so much about the weather? Young scientists will learn all about the various tools used to detect changes in daily weather patterns. Each slide contains illustrations and detailed descriptions of tools, such as a...
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Air Pressure

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars design and use a barometer to study air pressure. In this weather activity, students identify the causes of air pressure. They design and use a barometer to determine how air pressure relates to air temperature and weather...
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Weather Tools of the Trade

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders study the basic meteorological instruments (thermometer, barometer, weather vane, anemometer, and rain gauge). They explore how they are used, data that can be collected from them, and why records of the data are kept.
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Good News - We're on the Rise!

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students build and observe a simple aneroid barometer to discover changes in barometric pressure and weather forecasting. They graph changes in barometric pressure for two weeks and make weather predictions.
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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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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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Vapor Pressure

For Teachers 10th - 12th
This extensive collection of slides begins with diagrams of molecules undergoing evaporation, progresses through methods of measuring pressure, demonstrates how to perform pressure calculations, and then explores the temperature-pressure...
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WS 7.1 Kinetic-Molecular Theory of Gases/Pressure

For Teachers 10th - 12th
In this kinetic molecular theory worksheet, students summarize the points of the kinetic molecular theory, they answer questions about pressure, and draw diagrams to show how suction cups, drinking straws and barometers work.
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Pressure and Volume of Gases

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners investigate pressure and volume as they relate to gases. In this pressure and volume lesson plan, students observe multiple demonstrations related to air pressure. The develop an understanding of the relationship between...
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Weather 1

For Students 6th - 8th
In this weather 1 worksheet, students write the letter of the definition that best matches the term or phrase. Students also choose the best answer choice that best completes each statement or best answer the question as it relates to...
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Air Pressure

For Students 6th - 7th
In this air pressure worksheet, students complete fill in the blank statements by viewing the illustration provided. Students match each term with the definition given.
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Weather

For Students 9th - 12th
In this weather learning exercise, students review what causes different weather patterns including the more severe weather patterns like tornadoes and hurricanes. Students also calculate relative humidity by using dry and wet bulb...
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Barometer Investigation

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Pupils construct a barometer to use in an experiment that they design to measure the air pressure on a daily basis. These observations of air pressure allow students to determine how weather is affected when a storm is approaching and...
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You Can Take the Pressure!

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students construct and use a barometer over a period of 1-2 weeks to investigate and predict upcoming weather from barometric pressure.
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Meteorology Madness

For Teachers 4th
Students probe the dynamic weather changes through several hands-0n activities in this seven lessons unit. The hydrologic cycle, clouds, atmosphere, air movement, fronts, and forecasting form the components presented in this unit.
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Weather Tools

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Ever wonder how scientists measure shifts in weather? Share the answer to this question with a clearly organized slide show depicting various weather tools. Included are images and definitions for a barometer, thermometer, rain gauge,...