Contact Us

Lessons

Submit a Request

 

 

 

 

Other Links ....

Public School
 Collaborations

Zoonotic Diseases

 

Search PEER:
  

   


   





Teacher Requested Resources: 
 Click here if you have trouble downloading files. 
Browse by category:    for    for     

         
 Found:  479 Entries Viewing 63 of 479  
Title: Calculating Surface Area Under Pressure!
Description: The primary focus of this lesson is to introduce the basic qualitative concepts and associated mathematical formulation for pressure. The motivation is to introduce the students to a physical application involving the measurement and/or computation of surface area, which is treated as a secondary objective herein. This lesson begins with a short presentation that qualitatively defines pressure through examples, in order to make it more tangible to the students, and then gives the mathematical formulation. There are then two quick computations practicing the use of the pressure formula, followed by two short activities that first require the measurement and computation of surface area in order to calculate either force or pressure given the other. 
Key Words: Pressure, Surface Area 
Grade Level: 7th, 8th 
Subject: Science, Math 
File:
 GK12_A2_Pressure.ppt
File:
 Pressure.doc
File:
 Pressure Worksheet.doc

Teacher's Request: Presentation/activity for practicing surface area measurements in a creative way.
   

 

The PEER Program is composed of three grants entitled "GK-12 Fellows Integrate Science/Math in Rural Middle Schools", "Integrating Environmental Health Science in Rural Schools," and a Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) entitled "Science Promotion in Rural Middle Schools".

Major funding for the PEER Program is provided by John Deere,
the
National Science Foundation, the
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
and the Office of Research Infrastructure Programs (ORIP) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).