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Pressure is a force spread out over an area. A small force applied over a very small area can exert a large force.

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    Pressure and Force

    Pressure and Force

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Students will learn the difference between pressure and force and how to calculate the pressure in a variety of problems
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  • Read
    Unit 3.1  Pressure and Force

    Unit 3.1 Pressure and Force

    by Scott //at grade
    Students will learn the difference between pressure and force and how to calculate the pressure in a variety of problems
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  • Interactive Simulations
    Tire Pressure

    Tire Pressure

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Uncover the relationship between pressure, force, and contact area in the context of a truck tire.
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  • Video
    Hydraulic Press

    Hydraulic Press

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Explains how pressure is used in hydraulic presses to allow people to lift very heavy objects.
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  • Practice
    Pressure and Force Practice
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    Pressure and Force Practice

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  • Downloadable Quiz
    Pressure and Force Quiz - PPB

    Pressure and Force Quiz - PPB

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Calculate force, pressure, and the area of basic geometric shapes. Explain the concept of pressure. Know that pressure is equal throughout a liquid.
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  • Critical Thinking
    Pressure and Force Discussion Questions

    Pressure and Force Discussion Questions

    by CK-12 //at grade
    A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Pressure and Force.
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  • Real World Application
    Deep Snow and Thin Ice - Pressure and Force in Alaska

    Deep Snow and Thin Ice - Pressure and Force in Alaska

    by Kirsten Roos //basic
    Follow 3 Alaskan sixth graders as they explain how Pressure, Force and Surface Area are applied in the last frontier.
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  • Study Guide
    Fluids Study Guide

    Fluids Study Guide

    by CK-12 //at grade
    This study guide gives a brief overview of the properties of fluids: pressure, Pascal's law, Archimedes' principle, the continuity of fluid flow, Bernoulli's equation and conservation of energy, surface tension, viscosity, and turbulence.
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  • Flashcards
    Pressure and Force Flashcards

    Pressure and Force Flashcards

    by CK-12 //basic
    These flashcards help you study important terms and vocabulary from Pressure and Force.
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