Mass and Weight
Glenn Rutland explains how the mass and weight of an object is directly related to the gravitational pull of the planet that the mass is on.
Activity Sheet: Lesson 1
Air Pressure and Altitude
Sandra Porras explains the relationship between air pressure and altitude.
Activity Sheet: Lesson 2
Activity Sheet: Lesson 3
Lighter Than Air
Sandra Porras explores what it means to be "Lighter than Air." For this lesson, you will need a calculator, the activity page below and a pen or pencil.
Activity Sheet: Lesson 4
Glenn Rutland uses a container filled with water and a small Cartesian diver to help you better understand Archimedes' principle of buoyancy and gas volume vs. pressure (Boyles Law).
Activity Sheet: Lesson 5
Sam Shilling discusses changes in air pressure - highs and lows, with their comings and goings, are our major weather markers. Please download the Pressure Block Instructions and complete the exercise before watching this lesson. The instructions are explained in a short video that can be viewed via our Video Library.