Atmospheric pressure

This lesson explores phenomena of atmospheric pressure including how atmospheric pressure is caused using the particle model to deepen our understanding.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Which of the following are the forces involved in floating?

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Q2.How does the 'weight' of an object in water compare to weight in air?

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Q3.Which of the following best describes the forces when an object floats?

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Q4.Complete this sentence: "When we measure ‘weight’ in water, we are measuring the…"

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Q5.Which of the below are correct descriptions of how the density of water can change. Pick TWO answers.

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Q6.The equation for calculating density is?

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Q7.Which answer describes particles in a liquid?

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Question 7

Q1.Which of the following are the forces involved in floating?

1/7

Q2.How does the 'weight' of an object in water compare to weight in air?

2/7

Q3.Which of the following best describes the forces when an object floats?

3/7

Q4.Complete this sentence: "When we measure ‘weight’ in water, we are measuring the…"

4/7

Q5.Which of the below are correct descriptions of how the density of water can change. Pick TWO answers.

Select two (2) boxes

5/7

Q6.The equation for calculating density is?

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Q7.Which answer describes particles in a liquid?

7/7

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Atmospheric Pressure

This quiz will check your knowledge from the lesson and any relevant prior knowledge.

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Q1.Select the statement that is true.

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Q2.Why do we not feel atmospheric pressure?

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Q3.When the water in the can was heated what happened to the pressure?

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Q4.The higher the altitude the higher the pressure. True or False?

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Q5.Why do your ears pop on the plane? Because.....

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Q6.Why does water boil easier at higher altitudes?

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Q7.Which of these statements describes gas particles.

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Atmospheric Pressure

This quiz will check your knowledge from the lesson and any relevant prior knowledge.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Question 7

Q1.Select the statement that is true.

1/7

Q2.Why do we not feel atmospheric pressure?

2/7

Q3.When the water in the can was heated what happened to the pressure?

3/7

Q4.The higher the altitude the higher the pressure. True or False?

4/7

Q5.Why do your ears pop on the plane? Because.....

5/7

Q6.Why does water boil easier at higher altitudes?

6/7

Q7.Which of these statements describes gas particles.

7/7

Lesson summary: Atmospheric pressure

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