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Atmosphere Bar

By: Walter Rohr, Retired, Eastchester High School, Eastchester, NY

Item #: AP5882

Price: $47.20

In Stock.

Atmospheric Pressure Bar for physical science and physics is a one inch square steel bar, weighing 14.7 lbs and is over 52 inches long. Be impressed when you stand the bar on an end and “feel” the 14.7 lbs of pressure.

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What does atmospheric pressure really feel like? This one-inch-square steel bar, weighing 14.7 lbs. and measuring 52 inches long, will literally drive home the point! Students will be amazed how much the bar weighs when they lift it. They will be even more impressed when they stand the atmosphere bar on its one-inch-square end and “feel” the 14.7 lbs. of pressure. Instructions with teaching tips included.

Correlation to Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Science & Engineering Practices

Analyzing and interpreting data

Disciplinary Core Ideas

MS-ESS1.B: Earth and the Solar System
HS-ESS1.B: Earth and the Solar System

Crosscutting Concepts

Scale, proportion, and quantity

Performance Expectations

MS-ESS1-3. Analyze and interpret data to determine scale properties of objects in the solar system.