The Effect of Altitude on Air Pressure


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Which of the following does not affect air pressure?

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1. What is hydrostatic pressure?

2. Which formula do we use to estimate the gravity at a given altitude

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

We'll ask you questions that pertain to topics such as air pressure, hydrostatic pressure, gravity, and pressure change.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

To be particular, you'll be quizzed on:

  • Influences on air pressure
  • What hydrostatic pressure is
  • The formula for gravity at different altitudes
  • Air pressure's relationship with altitude
  • Effects of high altitude

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about the negative physical effects of a high altitude
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms like hydrostatic pressure
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about altitude and air pressure

Additional Learning

To gain more knowledge about these concepts, you can watch our associated video lesson. This lesson, The Effect of Altitude on Air Pressure, will provide you with more information about:

  • The calculation of gravity
  • Why air pressure affects us
  • How, exactly, altitude impacts air pressure

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