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589 resources with the concept air

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How to Float a Ping Pong Ball on Air - the Coandă Effect

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
If floating were easy, everyone would do it! How does the Coanda Effect work? A video from a fascinating physics playlist shows how balanced upward and downward forces float a ping pong ball in a stream of air.
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Air Pressure

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Investigate what is pushing on us. An intriguing lesson has pupils calculate the amount of force on various squares due to air pressure. Using the data, individuals create a graph in the third lesson of the Up, Up and Away unit...
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Can You Take the Pressure?

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Do not let the pressure get to you. The first instructional activity in a unit of 22 introduces the concept of air pressure. Using background knowledge, the resource gives teachers the information they need to discuss how people measure...
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I Built an Acoustic Levitator! Making Liquid Float on Air

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Think of current acoustic levitator technology as a hover board for tiny things! Introduce young physicists to this emerging gadget using a video from an informative playlist touching on physics topics. Viewers watch as Physics Girl and...
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Why Do Clouds Form in the Afternoon?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
The stability of the atmosphere changes on a daily basis. A kinesthetic lesson models how the stability of the air changes as it's warmed by the sun. Learners connect their models to the changing air currents and movement of warm and...
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Does Air Weigh Anything?

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Can you feel the weight of the air on your shoulders? Your classes may not believe that air has weight. A straightforward experiment asks individuals to weigh a bottle before and after adding air. Their results may surprise them!
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Solution and Concentration: What Is in the Air I'm Breathing?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
What makes air fresh or not so fresh? The solution is solution chemistry! Explore homogeneous mixtures with a video from the JFR Science series. The narrator explains a variety of solution terms, how to classify solutions, and how people...
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What Is the Magnus Force?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Throwing a ball through the air seems simple enough, so why do scientists study the effects of air on a sports ball? Veritasium presents a video in its playlist that explains the Magnus force to help athletes throw curve balls. It...
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LS1C - Organization for Matter and Energy Flow in Organisms

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
How do you plan to approach standard LS1C, Organization for Matter and Energy Flow in Organisms? Avoid information overload with helpful advice in a short video. Topics include energy sources, relationships between organisms, and...
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Fluids at Rest: Crash Course Physics #14

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Keep the knowledge flowing in your physics classroom! An in-depth video lesson discusses the characteristics of fluids. The narrator includes Pascal's Principle and Archimede's Principle as well as buoyant force. This is the 14th lesson...
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Snell's Law Proof Using Springs

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Does light always travel in a straight line? The narrator of a short video discusses the path light travels when going between different mediums and points out that light will want to travel on the path that minimizes the travel time....
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Design and Test an Air Lift Siphon

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Build an air lift siphon using your mad physics skills! Learners first investigate the importance of circulating water in aquaponics systems. They then use density to their advantage as they engineer an air lift siphon
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Water is a Heat Sink

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
One of the key objectives of Europe's Copernicus Earth program is to monitor the temperatures of the oceans and seas on Earth. Young scholars learn the effects of different heat capacities through two experiments. These experiments...
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Extraction of Oxygen and Nitrogen from Liquid Air

For Students 9th - 12th
Discover the process for extracting gases from the air. A 35-part lesson series continues with a discussion of fractional distillation. The instructor explains how to cool air to a liquid state and then slowly warm the air to collect...
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How Do We Affect the Quality of Our Atmosphere

For Students 9th - 12th
Explore the makeup of the earth's atmosphere. Using the set of specific experiments, pupils examine the main elements and compounds present in the atmosphere. Their study extends to investigate the effects of atmospheric pollution such...
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Understanding the Air through Data Analysis

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Is there a correlation or causation relationship between air pollutants? Groups develop a hypothesis about the daily variation of air pollutants, specifically ozone and CO2. Using Excel to analyze the data, the groups evaluate their...
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Linking Sources and Pollutants

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Class members use an air quality monitor to measure the amount of gas-phase pollutants emitted by different sources. Groups choose three different sources and make predictions about what the monitors will detect. Teams then expose the...
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Study Design for Air Quality Research

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Provide your class with the tools they need to design a research project. Groups examine case studies to gain information about the process involved in designing a research project. They use materials provided to brainstorm and develop a...
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An Introduction to Air Quality Research

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Viewers are a PowerPoint are exposed to the idea that pollutants are in more than just the air we breathe. the presentation provides information about the layers of the earth's atmosphere and takes a look at the pollutants in the...
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Combustion and Air Quality: Emissions Monitoring

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Help your class determine the types of pollutants coming from vehicle exhaust. Groups use an air quality monitor to determine the emissions from different vehicles, to gain knowledge about combustion energy, and to predict how the...
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Layers of the Atmosphere

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The air you breathe at sea level is different from the air you breathe at the top of a 14,000 foot mountain and is also different than the air an airplane flies through at 28,000 feet. In the activity, learners research the layers of our...
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Air Under Pressure

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Introduce your class to air masses and how they affect the weather with a lesson that focuses on the differences between high and low air pressure systems. The class explores actual weather data using archived weather data.
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Stormy Skies

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Young meteorologists examine the four main types of weather fronts and how they appear on a weather map. Participants learn about the difference between the types of weather fronts along with their distinguishing features. A...
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Whose Air Do You Share?

For Students 6th - 12th
Take a deep breath before watching this video from PBS Digital Studios that models for viewers how humans are connected through the air we share. The video explores how small the earth's atmosphere is compared to the rest of Earth.