Atmospheric pressure

In this lesson we look at atmospheric pressure, and how it changes as we change altitude.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Recall the units for pressure.

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Q2.What happens to pressure with an increased depth of a liquid?

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Q3.Identify the force that is the upward force that a fluid exerts on a body floating in it.

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Q4.Which of the following explains why an object may sink in water?

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Q5.Which of the following explains why an object may float in water?

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Q6.A small dam has a wall of 50 m. Calculate the pressure exerted by the water at the bottom of the dam. (g = 10 N/kg, density of water = 1000 kg/m³)

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Quiz:

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

Q1.Recall the units for pressure.

1/6

Q2.What happens to pressure with an increased depth of a liquid?

2/6

Q3.Identify the force that is the upward force that a fluid exerts on a body floating in it.

3/6

Q4.Which of the following explains why an object may sink in water?

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Q5.Which of the following explains why an object may float in water?

5/6

Q6.A small dam has a wall of 50 m. Calculate the pressure exerted by the water at the bottom of the dam. (g = 10 N/kg, density of water = 1000 kg/m³)

6/6

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Quiz:

Atmospheric Pressure

This quiz will assess your knowledge of atmospheric pressure and pressure in fluids.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

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Question 5

Q1.Recall both the units for pressure.

Select two (2) boxes

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Q2.In our atmosphere, where is the least pressure?

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Q3.What happens to air density as we increases altitude?

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Q4.Which 2 statements are correct about our atmosphere?

Select two (2) boxes

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Q5.Which statement is correct regarding our atmosphere

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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 assess your knowledge of atmospheric pressure and pressure in fluids.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Recall both the units for pressure.

Select two (2) boxes

1/5

Q2.In our atmosphere, where is the least pressure?

2/5

Q3.What happens to air density as we increases altitude?

3/5

Q4.Which 2 statements are correct about our atmosphere?

Select two (2) boxes

4/5

Q5.Which statement is correct regarding our atmosphere

5/5

Lesson summary: Atmospheric pressure

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