Ch 5: ScienceFusion Motion, Forces, and Energy Unit 1.5: Fluids & Pressure

About This Chapter

The Fluids & Pressure chapter of this ScienceFusion Motion, Forces, and Energy Companion Course helps students learn the essential lessons associated with fluids and pressure. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Fluids & Pressure textbook chapter.

How It Works:

  • Identify the lessons in the ScienceFusion Fluids & Pressure chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons with this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the fluids and pressure topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Students will learn:

  • The properties of fluids
  • To understand pressure and how it is measured
  • The effects of atmospheric pressure
  • To understand hydrostatic pressure
  • Examples of fluid motion resulting from pressure
  • To understand why some objects float and others do not

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6 Lessons in Chapter 5: ScienceFusion Motion, Forces, and Energy Unit 1.5: Fluids & Pressure
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Fluids in Physics: Definition and Characteristics

1. Fluids in Physics: Definition and Characteristics

Fluids really know how to move! As flowing materials, fluids have some unique properties that help us understand and describe them. In this lesson you'll explore what fluids are and how they are defined in the world of physics.

Pressure: Definition, Units, and Conversions

2. Pressure: Definition, Units, and Conversions

Have you ever wondered what pressure is and how it gets measured? In this lesson, we are going to define pressure and explain some of the units that are used to express measurements of pressure.

Atmospheric Pressure: Definition & Effects

3. Atmospheric Pressure: Definition & Effects

Atmospheric pressure is around us all of the time. The air you are breathing has weight, and although it doesn't weigh a lot, there is a lot of it around. This lesson will cover atmospheric pressure and its effects.

Hydrostatic Pressure: Definition, Equation, and Calculations

4. Hydrostatic Pressure: Definition, Equation, and Calculations

This video lesson will introduce you to hydrostatic pressure in a liquid, as well as provide examples for how to calculate the liquid's pressure at a given depth.

Motion Due to Pressure: Explanation & Examples

5. Motion Due to Pressure: Explanation & Examples

Learn how fluids move due to differences in pressure. Discuss some examples of this motion in real life. See how much your knowledge has moved with a quiz.

Buoyancy: Calculating Force and Density with Archimedes' Principle

6. Buoyancy: Calculating Force and Density with Archimedes' Principle

Knowledge of the buoyant force is important when trying to understand why some objects float while other objects sink. In this lesson you'll learn about this unique force and how we apply it to various situations using Archimedes' Principle.

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