Little Shop of Physics - Pressure
Physics Educational Materials
Electricity/Magnetism Learning Activities
Pressure: Mash marshmallows, vacuum pack a student, and take the suction cup challenge.The goal is to teach the basic concepts of pressure in liquids and gases in an engaging and informative way. Twelve teacher/student demos and ten hands-on activities.
- Marshmallow Masher - Students compress the air in a container with marshmallows inside and witness the results
- Pascal's Pillow - Students learn the power of air pressure when they lift a book using a balloon and their own lungs
- Crushing a Can - Demonstration on how to crush a can using air pressure