Causal Patterns in Air Pressure Phenomena
Students examine why air pressure is hard to notice. They observe the height of a liquid in a tube over time and lift a table with balloons.
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Global and Local Dust over North America
Meteorology majors will be enriched by this presentation on the movement of dust throughout our world atmosphere. They will examine graphs of the spatial and chemical patterns of the dust suspended over North America and then extend the...
10th - Higher Ed Science
New Review Pressure: How Does a Straw Work?
A straw is a simple thing ... with a much more complex explanation. Discover the molecular interactions that create pressure through a video from JFR Science. The resource demonstrates pressure in a variety of ways, then explains how and...
10 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Gas Laws: Why Do My Tires Deflate in Winter?
How many phenomena in the natural world can you explain through the relationship between temperature, pressure, and volume? Science scholars explore the gas laws with a video from JFR Science. Topics include manipulating gas laws...
13 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
Passive Causal Agents and the Omnidirectional Nature of Air Pressure
Students study passive causal agents, such as air pressure, in a system. They conceptualize air pressure as passive and omnidirectional, with molecules that make up the air bouncing off surfaces with which they have contact in all...
Higher Ed Science
The Sonic Boom Problem
Sound waves travel pretty quickly, but humans can travel faster. Follow along with this short animated video as it investigates the physics behind the breaking of the sound barrier and the sonic booms that are created as a result.
6 mins 7th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable