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What is Air Pressure?

All Activities What is Air Pressure? The air around us is made up of tiny molecules that are constantly moving around.  Air pressure is the force from those molecules pushing against anything that is around them.  A simple example of this is pumping up a bicycle tire with air, which increases the number of air...
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How do Rainbows Form?

All Activities How do Rainbows Form? Rainbows are undoubtedly one of the most beautiful (and bright) anomalies of the weather world. They take a perfect combination of sunlight, the right atmosphere, and the right point of view to create and witness. Sunlight bends as it moves through the higher density water droplets, causing the light...
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What Makes it Rain?

All Activities What Makes it Rain? Recommended for ages  8+ Rain is an important part of the Earth’s endless precipitation cycle.  ; however, a few ingredients are needed for precipitation to form – moisture, instability (see our “Hot Air Rises, Cold Air Sinks” activity to learn more about instability), and a lifting mechanism. In the...
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WeatherFlow-Tempest Fulfillment Center to Move to New Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Center

WeatherFlow-Tempest Fulfillment Center to Move to New Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Center Embry-Riddle’s John Mica Engineering and Aerospace Innovation Complex (MicaPlex), home to WeatherFlow's R&D offices, is at full capacity. WeatherFlow-Tempest's Fulfillment center currently occupies a series of facilities, but will be moving to a new location in 2022. (Photo: Embry-Riddle/David Massey) To accommodate the...
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