To link with this we have developed a lesson plan for students to test their knowledge of isobars and then investigate how a barometer works.
A downloadable version of the video, lesson plan and student practical activity sheet are available below.
Curriculum links for the lesson are as follows:
2008 Key Stage 3 Programme of Study:
Range and Content: 3.1b
Attainment Targets: AT1, AT4
Key Concepts: 1.1a, 1.1b, 1.3
Key Processes: 2.1a, 2.1c, 2.2a, 2.3a
Curriculum Opportunities: 4a, c, h
Scottish 5-14 Science Curriculum:
E&F3 – Forces and their effects
Knowledge and Understanding
Describe the relationship between force, pressure and area
Make an appropriate series of accurate measurements.
Draw conclusions consistent with findings.