Series Title: Newton’s Apple Multimedia
This product includes a DVD, CD-ROM (contains additional student activities) and online access to a Teacher’s Guide. The CD-ROM includes a Spanish language soundtrack.
Air Pressure - Is the air pushing down on you all the time? Host David Heil and physics expert Jack Netland explore air pressure and how scientists measure it. David discovers ways that air pressure affects the weather. Your students learn about air pressure--how it makes your ears "pop," how it affects the weather, and how it relates to temperature changes.
Concepts: Air pressure, physical changes in matter, fluid flow, weather, forces and motion.
Domed Stadiums - What keeps the roof on a domed stadium up? Host Peggy Knapp and physics expert Jack Netland visit the Metrodome to answer that question. Peggy discovers how a little air pressure can do a lot of lifting. Your students learn how air can hold up the roof of a building and how air pressure is affected by temperature.
Concepts: Air pressure, fluid flow, gas laws.
Rights granted with the purchase of DVD include: a) life of media audiovisual use, b) public performance, c) campus or building closed circuit and digital/video-on-demand transmission.
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NOTE: Available in DVD format only.
Ideal for Grades: 6 - 9
Duration: 30 minutes
Producer: Twin Cities Public Television