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Set Up a Remote Collection for Grades 3-5

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
This collection is designed to help you get started with remote learning. We provide an overview of basic strategies and combine them with some tools and resources for you to consider.
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Climate Change in My Backyard: Grades 5-6, Unit 3

For Teachers 5th - 6th Standards
The third unit in a series of four looks at Earth's system responses to natural and human-induced changes. Fifth and sixth graders learn about how living things and ecosystems are impacted by changing climates. They collect data on plant...
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Build a Watershed

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
What's the best way to learn how watersheds work? Build one! Combining engineering, the water cycle, and ecology concerns, the activity is the perfect fit for an interdisciplinary unit. Teams construct a model watershed with simple...
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The Science of the Sun

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
There's more to that glowing ball of light in sky than most children realize. From the overall structure of the solar system, to the changing of the seasons, these hands-on lessons open the eyes of young scientists to the important role...
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My Weather Station

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
A printable weather station that will blow you away, this includes tools that little meteorologists can use to display their observations of daily weather conditions. There is a gauge where they can slide a pointer to show the...
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Study Jams! Weather & Climate

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Introducing your class to weather concepts is a breeze with this fresh film! It differentiates between weather and climate, describes the factors that affect weather (temperature, air pressure and humidity), and displays Earth's climate...
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Cloudy vs. Clear - Maps

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
Find out the science of how clouds keep Earth cooler on hot days. Using guided discussions, investigators analyze and interpret maps of how much solar energy Earth receives at different times of the year. Participants draw conclusions...
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Cloudy vs. Clear - Graphs

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
Explore the link between solar energy and cloud cover using real data from NASA from China! Future climatologists analyze and interpret graphs of solar energy on clear and cloudy days using a literacy cube. Investigators draw conclusions...
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Curious George: Blowing in the Wind

For Teachers Pre-K - 4th Standards
A lesson all about wind begins with a short video featuring the loveable monkey, Curious George. Scholars take part in thoughtful discussion then set forth to identify objects that wind can move. They record their findings on a chart and...
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Weather Widget

For Teachers 3rd Standards
What's so difficult about predicting the weather? Scholars work collaboratively to build a device that models how meteorologists use computers to forecast weather. Team members collect and interpret data while working together to...
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Investigating Seasonal Temperature and Precipitation Variations

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Weather seems unpredictable, but is it really? Learners collect weather data from online interactives and build data displays. They use their displays to identify temperature and precipitation patterns in different areas.
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Investigating Daily and Seasonal Weather

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Talking about weather isn't just for making conversation. Young scientists gather evidence from an interactive activity to make connections between daily and seasonal weather. They analyze data from different areas and compare the...
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Weather Station

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Find out what it is like outside before braving the elements. Teachers follow directions to build a barometer, rain gauge, and anemometer. Class members use the built weather instruments along with a thermometer to record weather...
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Continental Climate and Oceanic Climate

For Students 1st - 5th Standards
There's nothing better than a cool breeze blowing in from the ocean. Scholars explore how water affects change in temperature using a hands-on experiment on climate. They use measurement tools to compare the continental and oceanic...
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ESS2D - Weather and Climate

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
Where does our weather come from? A thorough video lesson discusses the NGSS standard ESS2D instruction from elementary through high school. The instructor explains the factors the impact weather and climate and the long-term effects of...
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Build a Tiny Plant World!

For Students K - 5th Standards
How can you create and observe the water cycle in your own home? Learners discover how to create their own terrariums and observe the water cycle in a video that models the steps.
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Groundhog Paper Craft

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
Get crafty this Groundhog's Day with a hands-on activity that combines creativity and making predictions. Scholars color, cut out, and put together a friendly image of a groundhog and showcase whether they feel the weather will be sunny...
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Groundhog's Day Graphing

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
This Groundhog's Day, challenge scholars to predict, estimate, tally, and graph in a weather-themed lesson in which class members play the role of the groundhog to forecast the weather come February second. 
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Shadow Play

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Three activities make up a solar system lesson that features the sun, its light, and the shadows it produces. Scholars step outside to discover the changes shadows make at different times of day, take part in a demonstration of how Earth...
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The Right Tool for the Job

For Students K - 5th Standards
Is a saw a tool? What about a thermometer? Discover the applications of various tools with a instructional activity that accompanies a matching card game. Learners search for tools from a stack of cards and circle its match on their...
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Hurricanes

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Learn the ins and outs of hurricanes through a series of lessons answering, "What is a hurricane? How does it travel? How is one formed, measured, and named?" Information is presented through informative text and images, while...
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Go to Sleep, Gecko

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd Standards
Use this multidisciplinary activity to delve into these subjects: English language arts, math, science, drama, and character education. After reading, discussing, and making interpretations about Go To Sleep, Gecko!: A Balinese Folktale...
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Freshwater Availability Classroom Activity

For Teachers 2nd - 6th Standards
This science assignment produced by NASA teaches inquiring minds the distribution of Earth's water. Learners will appreciate and understand the importance of fresh water and how weather and climate affects everything.
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A Time for All Seasons - Winter

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
As the days get shorter and a chill enters the air, it's time to start teaching your little ones about the wondrous winter season. Through a series of teacher demonstrations, whole-class read alouds and discussions, and hands-on...