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The History of the Barometer (and How It Works)Lesson Planet
5 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What started out as a simple experiment about vacuums, turned into one of the most useful tools for predicting weather. Learn about the circumstances surrounding the invention of the barometer and the scientific principals that it...
A Cartesian Diver—Classic Chemistry ExperimentsLesson Planet
6th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
Sometimes the simplest experiments leave the biggest impression! Introduce young chemists to the Cartesian Diver by having them make one of their own. Use the Diver to further their study of liquids and gases, as well as compression.
The Effects of Underwater Pressure on the BodyLesson Planet
4 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Exactly what causes the the pain you feel when diving to the deep end of a pool? Find out with this short video that explores the physical laws governing the behavior of gases and the ways they affect marine life and scuba divers that...
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,...
If You're Under Pressure, Blame It On The Air ForceLesson Planet
3rd - 6th
Students complete an experiment in which they demonstrate that air exerts a force. In groups, they create their own siphon and define air pressure. They estimate the time it might take to siphon various amounts of water. They collect,...
Soda Can Steam EngineLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Steam engines have been around since the late 1600s, yet most pupils don't know how they work. Using an soda can, the instructor builds a simple steam engine for scholars to observe. Through a discussion, young scientists learn about the...