Let's Weigh Air
Students participate in an experiment to measure the weight of air by measuring the weight of the mass it displaces. They lift up a desk and a textbook using a toilet plunger, and calculate the weight of the air, or air pressure.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 1 Download
Vapor Pressure and Colligative Properties
Hate to vacuum, but enjoy using a vacuum pump? Explore a lesson that starts with a demonstration of boiling water at various temperatures by using a vacuum pump. Then scholars design their own experiments to measure vapor pressure and...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Fun with Air-Powered Pneumatics
How high did the ball go? Engineering teams build a working pneumatic system that launches a ball into the air. The teams vary the amount of pressure and determine the accompanying height of the ball. An extension of building a device to...
7th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed