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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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- Use the lesson information to introduce the associated activity, Building a Barometer
- Have the class research the air pressure for the surrounding area and record it for several days
- The resource contains information for teachers in order to develop a presentation or discussion lesson
- The link listed has changed to: http://www.wpc.ncep.noaa.gov/archives/web_pages/sfc/sfc_archive.php
- The third installment in a 12-part series
- The resource contains a vocabulary list and definitions
- The assessment section provides questions to ask at different times during the activity
- The resource does not provide much detail on how to convey the information