Pressure Interview Results
Students were asked to - Write a definition of pressure.
- Pressure equals force
- Pressure equals a force on an object
- Pressure is the force when something is trying to escape
- High pressure pushes and low pressure pulls
- Pressure relates to gravitational force in earths atmosphere and there is a lack of pressure in space beyond the atmosphere
- Pressure is a force greater than something it is against.
- It is when one object is applying more force on another that doesnt have as much force.
- Pressure is the force an object puts on another object causing it to change
- A force that is always acting against something
- Pressure causes movement if one force is weaker than the other
- Two forces could be equal
- Pressure is a force that pushes or creates a block against something else.
- Something that is confined in a very small space exerts pressure on the walls of the container and doesnt let anything in.
- Pressure is two opposite forces acting on each other that may be equal or unequal
- Pressure is the amount of space air, water, or other dense materials takes up
- Pressure is the amount of air (matter) that is pushing on an object
- Force is the amount of force on a specific area or through matter.
- Pressure is built up energy in an area without the opportunity for expansion
- Pressure is the amount of resistance against something, the more resistance the more pressure
- Pressure is when molecules in air are pressed together so tight they can not expand at all
- Pressure is when there are two forces, an upward and downward, acting on an object
- When an object is being pushed in a specific direction it is receiving pressure
- Pressure is the amount of air in a contained area
- Pressure is the movement of air or liquid from one area to another
- Pressure is weight of air on an object
- Pressure is the weight of something on an object.
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