Pressure and Density of the Atmosphere

Pressure and Density of the Atmosphere

Temperature gradient is the change in temperature with altitude; air pressure changes with altitude and temperature.

CK-12 (High School)

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

What factors contribute to the pressure and density of air in the atmosphere?
STANDARDS:
RST.2 - Main Ideas

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

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