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Atmospheric Pressure vs. Elevation DLESE Reviewed Collection
In this lesson, students will use NASA satellite measurements of atmospheric pressure to learn that pressure decreases with height in the atmosphere.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Computer activity
    • Lesson plan
Subject:
  • Atmospheric science
  • Climatology
  • Geographical Sciences:
    • Physical geography
  • Mathematics
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
This product is free and clear for general use.
DLESE Catalog ID: MYND-000-000-000-057
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • 5-8:
      • D - Earth and space science:
        • Structure of the earth system
  • National Geography Standards:
    • The world in spatial terms:
      • How to analyze the spatial organization of people, places, and environments on Earth's surface
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contact: Dr Lin Chambers
NASA