Aneroid Barometer: Definition & Uses Video


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Atmospheric pressure can be thought of as the _________ of the air in a particular area.

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1. Any tool designed to measure atmospheric pressure is called a(n) ___________.

2. A barometer that does not use liquid to measure atmospheric pressure is called a(n) _________ barometer.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

A quiz and an attached worksheet will assess your comprehension of aneroid barometers. There are concepts you will need to understand, like atmospheric pressure and tools used to measure it.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to:

  • Identify a barometer that doesn't use liquid
  • Name a box that measures pressure changes
  • Recognize preferable characteristics of aneroid barometers

Skills Practiced

Here are a few of the skills that you can practice with these assessments:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on aneroid barometers
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding barometers and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about measuring atmospheric pressure

Additional Learning

Here's your chance to explore further aneroid barometers with this lesson called Aneroid Barometer: Definition & Uses. The lesson adheres to these objectives:

  • Define atmospheric pressure
  • Know how aneroid barometers operate
  • Understand pressure changes