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What's the Matter with Air?
In this activity, students investigate the mass, pressure, and temperature of air. They will measure and record the mass and temperature of a bottle of air as they increase its pressure by pumping in more air, record their observations, and answer some questions about what they have seen.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Lab activity
  • Atmospheric science
  • Physics
Technical requirements:
Lesson requires Microsoft Word
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 2005, Philip M. Childs
DLESE Catalog ID: NYIC-000-000-000-032
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Philip M. Childs
Union Endicott Central School District

Contact: Steve Kluge
No institutional affiliation