Have you ever wondered how a balloon can hold its shape or what causes it to pop? The answer is air pressure. On this edition of FunScience, Jared Hottestein demonstrates how exactly air pushes things around and what’s so important about air pressure. Plus, he shows us how to measure air pressure at home.
From Temple Education Professor George Mehler, FunScience Productions is a program focused on providing high quality science lessons on every core idea that students should know before high school. Each episode brings a series of engaging demonstrations in a broad range of topics including earth/space science, physics, life science, science practices and engineering. These demos are useful for teaching children about the world around us in a fun and direct way.