Air Under Pressure

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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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Instructional Ideas
  • 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
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