Atmospheric Pressure

Atmospheric Pressure

Atmospheric pressure is the pressure exerted by gas particles in Earth’s atmosphere as those particles collide with objects. A barometer measures atmospheric pressure.

CK-12 (High School)

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How does atmospheric pressure change, resulting in changes in the weather?
STANDARDS:
RST.1 - Analysis & Evidence, RST.2 - Main Ideas

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2
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