Covers atmospheric pressure, use of barometer to measure atmospheric pressure, atmospheric pressure, and altitude.
Pressure in our atmosphere is an important factor in determining the weather. As you hike to the top of Mt. Everest observe what happens to the amount of molecules pushing down on the surface of the earth and consider how that is related to the pressure measurement on the barometer.
Move the red dot to change the weather. Observe that happens to the barometer as the weather changes from Sunny, to Mixed, to Cloudy.
Explains the basics of Atmospheric Pressure and how it affects our everyday lives.
Reviews the use of a barometer and the relationship between atmospheric pressure and altitude.
To activate prior knowledge, to generate questions about a given topic, and to organize knowledge using a KWL Chart.
Explore the relationship between pressure of a gas and amount dissolved.
Explains how a barometer works and how one can use it to predict the forecast.