Measure the Pressure II - The "Dry" Barometer
Students explore changes in air pressure. Using simple items, they make a device for indicating air pressure changes, called a aneroid barometer. In addition, they record changes indicated by the device for ten days.
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How Sublime: Exploring and Measuring the Triple Point of Dry Ice
Solid, liquid, or gas? Or all three? Young chemists make observations of dry ice and measure the pressure associated with its triple point. Pre-lab exercises include drawing Lewis structures and explaining bonding theories. An...
7th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
The History of the Barometer (and How It Works)
What started out as a simple experiment about vacuums, turned into one of the most useful tools for predicting weather. Learn about the circumstances surrounding the invention of the barometer and the scientific principals that it...
5 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable