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Air Pressure is Powerful

Learners 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 on hectopascals.

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Resource Details

Grade
3rd - 5th
Subjects
Earth Science
3 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
1 hr
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Included Materials
  • Project
  • Vocabulary