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Air Demonstration Slide Sets

View or download slide sets used in many of the demonstration videos for the Air unit. Links are provided for available videos.

  • What Is Air? (pre-assessment)

    What Is Air? (pre-assessment)Slide Set

    Learn how best to proceed with the assessment, "What Is Air?" to estimate students' prior knowledge of science related to air, gases, breathing and respiration, indoor air quality and environmental health.

  • Gases Matter

    Gases MatterSlide Set

    Discover tips for teaching the lesson, "Gases Matter," in which students are introduced to the concept of gases.

  • About Air

    About AirSlide Set

    Learn helpful techniques for how to teach the lesson, "About Air," in which students use popcorn of different colors to model the composition of air.

  • Moving Air

    Moving AirSlide Set

    Discover how best to teach the lesson, "Moving Air," in which students observe how warming or cooling a small amount of air changes how much space it occupies inside a bubble.

  • Breathing Machine

    Breathing MachineSlide Set

    Find helpful techniques for how to teach the lesson, "Breathing Machine," in which students create a model that approximates how the lungs, chest and diaphragm interact during breathing.

  • Lungometer: Vital Lung Capacity

    Lungometer: Vital Lung CapacitySlide Set

    Learn how to teach the lesson, "Lungometer," in which students learn about their own vital lung capacities: the amount of air that can be forced out of the lungs in a single breath.

  • Heart and Lungs

    Heart and LungsSlide Set

    Learn how best to conduct the activity, "Heart and Lungs," in which students investigate their breathing and pulse rates and how these measurements are affected by physical activity.

  • There's Something in the Air

    There's Something in the AirSlide Set

    Discover tips for teaching the lesson, "There's Something in the Air," in which students compare the dispersal of odors, both inside and outdoors.

  • Dust Catchers

    Dust CatchersSlide Set

    Discover tips for teaching the lesson, "Dust Catchers," in which students make a simple device to collect particles from the air at home or in the classroom.

  • Fungus Among Us

    Fungus Among UsSlide Set

    Learn how best to teach the lesson, "Fungus Among Us," in which students grow and observe bread mold and other kinds of common fungi.

  • Healthy Homes (post-assessment)

    Healthy Homes (post-assessment)Slide Set

    Find tips for how to proceed with the "Healthy Homes," in which students demonstrate what they have learned about air composition, breathing, indoor and outdoor air quality.

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