Do not let the pressure get to you. After watching a video on calculating values using the pressure formula, pupils work problems on two worksheets. The problems range from finding the pressure, the force, or the area given the other two values.

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CCSS: Adaptable
NGSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Demonstrate the idea of pressure by placing a heavy cardboard box on a single spike and then on several spikes
  • Review the units used in the problems
Classroom Considerations

  • Individuals should be able to rearrange a formula

  • Includes an answer key
  • Contains calculator and non-calculator items

  • None