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About Air

About Air

Physical Science

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.

Companion slide set for the video demonstration, "About Air."

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Author(s): Nancy Moreno, PhD, Barbara Tharp, MS, and Judith Dresden, MS.
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About Air


Science Safety Considerations

What’s in the Air?

Let’s Get Started

Let’s Talk About It

The Science of Air

Composition of Dry Atmospheric Air


Funded by the following grant(s)

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIH

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIH

The Environment as a Context for Opportunities in Schools
Grant Numbers: 5R25ES010698, R25ES06932

Houston Endowment Inc.

Houston Endowment Inc.

Foundations for the Future: Capitalizing on Technology to Promote Equity, Access and Quality in Elementary Science Education