# Pressure and Density of the Atmosphere

## Temperature gradient is the change in temperature with altitude; air pressure changes with altitude and temperature.

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## Pressure and Density of the Atmosphere

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How the pressure and density of the atmosphere varies.
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## Pressure and Density of the Atmosphere

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Pressure and Density of the Atmosphere Interactive
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## Pressure and Density of the Atmosphere Discussion Questions

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A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Pressure and Density of the Atmosphere.
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Students will determine the optimal conditions for a colorful sunset and the effect smog or other atmospheric changes can have on the color produced.
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## That Extra Boost

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Discover why elite athletes often train at higher altitudes.
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## Atmosphere: Pressure, Density, and Temperature Study Guide

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This study guide summarizes the key points of Pressure and Density of the Atmosphere and Temperature of the Atmosphere.
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