Pressure Gradient Lesson Plan

Instructor: John Hamilton

John has tutored algebra and SAT Prep and has a B.A. degree with a major in psychology and a minor in mathematics from Christopher Newport University.

Educate your students about the concept of the pressure gradient with this helpful lesson plan. They will study a text lesson, participate in a fun, hands-on activity about the topic, and also take a quiz related to pressure gradients.

Learning Objectives

Studying this lesson on pressure gradients will enable your students to:

  • Define a pressure gradient and explain what it measures
  • Explain how the main instruments are utilized to measure pressure gradients
  • Describe the pressure gradient formula

Length

1 - 1.5 Hours

Materials

Curriculum Standards

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RST.9-10.1

Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of science and technical texts, attending to the precise details of explanations or descriptions.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RST.9-10.3

Follow precisely a complex multistep procedure when carrying out experiments, taking measurements, or performing technical tasks, attending to special cases or exceptions defined in the text.

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