This lesson aligns with the Common Core State Standards:
"STANDARD 6 - Force and Motion
The competent science teacher understands and applies the concepts that describe force and motion and the principles that explain them.
6B. understands the concepts and interrelationships of force (including gravity and friction), inertia, work, power, energy, and momentum
6F. analyzes and predicts motions and interactions involving forces within the context of conservation of energy and/or momentum."
Student note guide to the PowerPoint lesson I in the "Forces in Fluids" unit - Introductory physics. This lesson describes force in mathematical terms; identifies examples of pressure in the atmosphere; and describes how altitude affects pressure.
PowerPoint lessons contain many graphics and links to short videos to further student understanding.
PowerPoint slides also contain notes for the instructor based on students most "frequently asked questions" or FAQ's to help clarify the subject.
A class activity is included at the end of each lesson.
*All PowerPoint lessons; review programs; student worksheets/activities and assessments for this unit can be found under the "Introductory Physics Complete Unit IV Forces in Fluids" zip file folder.
Terms/concepts covered in this lesson include:
P = F/A
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