Middle School / Life Science

Air Pressure and the Lungs

In this lab, students will use absolute pressure sensors to measure changes in air pressure within a model “chest cavity” while causing the syringe "diaphragm" to change its volume.

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Source: Lab #03

Middle School Life Science Teacher Guide

Air Pressure and the Lungs