Pressure, Pressure Everywhere: Using raps and hands-on activities to teach about air pressureby: Diana M. Newton

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The activities in this article show how combining rap music with hands-on activities provides a valuable way to teach the concept of air pressure. It also allows a connection to content learning with students' everyday experiences and culture.

Grades
  • Elementary
Publication Date
2/1/1999

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  • on Fri Nov 11, 2016 9:34 AM

Oh wow! I love this! I'm not the most confident about teaching air pressure, but this lesson gives hands on activities to make it real for the students. I can't wait to actually try it. This will really help me as a teacher.

Jennifer Basalari
Jennifer Basalari

  • on Tue Mar 04, 2014 12:43 PM

This article is a great read. It provides readers with many useful ideas. Students love songs. If students are given the opportunity to create a song out of the important information they are learning, then they will be able to remember the information better. Very beneficial for teachers planning on teacher elementary students.

Lindsey Craig
Lindsey Craig


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