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Mon, Sep 18


Juergen’s Hall (under the pavilion)

STEM - 6th grade and UP - Atmospheric Pressure

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STEM - 6th grade and UP - Atmospheric Pressure
STEM - 6th grade and UP - Atmospheric Pressure

Time & Location

Sep 18, 2023, 3:00 PM – 3:55 PM CDT

Juergen’s Hall (under the pavilion), 26026 Hempstead Rd, Cypress, TX 77429, USA


About the Event

Coordinator: Barbara Ballard

Grades: 6th and up

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Event description: Have you ever seen a weather forecast on TV? If so, you might have noticed the letters

"H" and "L" moving around on the weather map. They are often referred to as zones of "high pressure" (H)

and "low pressure" (L). The pressure they are talking about is the atmospheric pressure. Changes in air

pressure can forecast short-term changes in the weather. But how do you know if the air pressure changes, or if it is high or low? Scientists have developed an instrument called a barometer that can measure atmospheric pressure. In this activity, you will find out how a barometer works by building one yourself!


  • STEM 6th grade & up

    1 ticket needed per student.




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