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Q & A: How to measure volume of air inhaled?

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Most recent answer: 06/10/2011
Q:
How can we measure how much volume of air we inhale per stroke?
- Fransis (age 15)
Yangon, Myanmar
A:
Get a flexible plastic tube.  Fill up a small glass or cylinder with  water and carefully turn it upside down in a larger bowl of water.  Take a normal breath of air and blow it through the tube into the cylinder.  The volume of air in the cylinder is what you want.

LeeH

(published on 06/10/2011)

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