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Air Pressure

IS AIR MATTER? YES / NO


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It has _____________________________ and

What is air pressure?

What holds Earths atmosphere near the Earth? ________________________________________


What happens to the density/thickness of the air in the atmosphere as you move further
away from the
Earth? Gets ___________________________ and ____________________________ dense.

More air
=

Less air

=
_____________ pressure
_______________ pressure

As altitude ___________________________________________, air pressure


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Air pressure/atmospheric pressure is measured with a
______________________________________________
What is standard air pressure? __________ atm ___________ Hg ___________ mb
____________ psi

Warm air _______________________________ because it is _______________________________


dense than surrounding air.
(rises/sinks)
(more/less)
As warm air rises, it _____________________________ and _______________________________,
forming ____________________.

Cold air ________________________________ because it is ________________________________


dense than surrounding air.
(rises/sinks)
(more/less)
As cold air sinks towards the warm surface, it __________________________________________
up.