"Learning Lesson: Measure the Pressure: The """"Wet"""" Barometer"

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Link to Resource: https://www.weather.gov/jetstream/ll_pressure
Resource Type:Classroom Activities; Curricula and Instruction
Grade Level:
9 10 11 12
Organization:National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA); National Weather Service (NWS)
Summary:The amount of air over us is constantly changing. As a result, the weight of that air, called pressure, is constantly changing. These changes in air pressure are indications of changes in our weather. We measure this change using a device called a barometer (bar-meter or measurer).
Earth Science Big Ideas:Big Idea 1; Big Idea 3; Big Idea 4
NGSS Discplinary Core Ideas:ESS2.D
NGSS Performance Expectations:MS-ESS2-5; MS-ESS2-6
NGSS Science and Engineering Practices:Developing and using models; Planning and carrying out investigations
NGSS Crosscutting Concepts:Cause and effect: Mechanism and explanation; Systems and system models
Subjects: 9-12; air; atmosphere; atmospheric science; high school; lesson; meteorology; noaa; nws; weather
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