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Title Fluid Pressure - an inquiry introduction
Description The original activity can be used with the Under Pressure sim or the first tab of Fluid Pressure and Flow. The Remote version was designed for the HTML version of UnderPressure Learning Goals: Students will be able to qualitatively: Investigate how pressure varies in air and water. Predict pressure in a variety of situations. Discover how you can change pressure. Advance Goal: Determine the fluid density of liquids using pressure measurements.
Subject Earth Science, Physics
Level High School, Middle School, Undergrad - Intro
Type Homework, Lab, Multiple-Choice Concept Questions, Remote Learning
Answers Included No
Language English
Keywords atmosphere, fluid, gravity, inquiry, phet, pressure
Simulation(s) Fluid Pressure and Flow, Under Pressure (HTML5), Under Pressure


Author(s) Trish Loeblein
Contact Email patricia.loeblein@colorado.edu
School / Organization PhET
Date submitted 6/18/12
Date updated 4/9/20