The Scholastic Website has a nice activity from The Magic School Bus for parents and teachers to use with the kids when learning about air pressure.
Title of Lesson: The Magic School Bus Goes on Air - Air Pressure
Concepts of Lesson
- "Air takes up space and pushes on everything it touches.
- If you squeeze air into a small space, the air pushes back with more pressure - air pressure."
Materials Needed (for each child)
- gallon zip-lock bag
- downloadable worksheet
Have fun and enjoy science with Ms. Frizzle.
Click here: Magic School Bus Goes on Air - Air Pressure