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Lungometer: Vital Lung Capacity

Lungometer: Vital Lung Capacity

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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.

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Author(s): Nancy Moreno, PhD, Barbara Tharp, MS, and Judith Dresden, MS.
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Lungometer: Vital Lung Capacity

Materials

Science Safety Considerations

How Much Air Can You Exhale?

Let’s Get Started: Prepare the Lungometer

Begin the Experiment

Record Your Data

Let’s Talk About It

The Science of Vital Lung Capacity

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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

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