Space & Weather – Build-a-Barometer
Welcome to an exciting week of Space-Weather Lab! To kick off the week, our young meteorologists got the opportunity to explore one of the key ingredients to all weather-related phenomena here on Earth – air pressure! They were able to do so by creating their own barometers and going on a field trip around campus in order to measure the air pressures at various locations.
Ask your camper: How does a barometer work? What areas on campus were you able to detect a higher (or lower) air pressure?