Air Pressure Humor


Educational Innovations Newsletter - HumorWhy not insert a bit of air pressure humor into your next quiz or homework page?  Extra points for students who guess the right answers to our riddles!

If you have a favorite cartoon or joke, we invite you to share it as a comment below.

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Air Pressure in the News


Educational Innovations Newsletter - In the NewsEven folks who don’t teach science are interested in air pressure—whether or not they know it.  Isn’t that why we tune into weather reports?  Air pressure covers so many topics, it’s hard to imagine a day without air pressure in the news.

If you come upon an interesting science news article, please share it with us in the comments below.

What’s the latest?  Take a look…

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EI TV – Air Pressure!


Educational Innovations Newsletter - EI TVAir Pressure Videos!

It’s no wonder air pressure is one of our favorite science topics at Educational Innovations.  There are so many different aspects to explore… and no limit to the amount of “Super! Wow! Neat!®” reactions you’ll get from your students.  Whether you are teaching at the elementary school or university level, the subject of air pressure always leaves an indelible impression.

If you come across a video you’d like us to add to this list, leave us a comment below!

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Lots of Bots


Ted Beyer, Educational Innovations, Inc.by Ted Beyer

Bots in a Name?

Brushbots, bristlebots, scooterbots, and any other cleverly named bots have been around for years.  You know—the toothbrush head (or something similar) paired with a tiny vibrating motor and a battery.  For years, classroom teachers and homeschool parents have been using them to introduce even young students to the principles of engineering and robotics.

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Winter Science Lesson


professor-lesson-appleLooking for an engaging winter science lesson?  How about a blubber mitt?  It’s a great way to explore many subjects:  thermodynamics, animal adaptation, insulating properties, density, and perception, to name just a few.

If you’re teaching animal adaptation, your students may also be interested in this Top Ten Hibernators list, from cold-blooded animals such as frogs to mammals like prairie dogs.

Enjoy!

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