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Activity Book: Discover Your Changing World With NOAA

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Introduce middle schoolers to the essential principles of climate science with a collection of 10 activities. Class members learn about the Earth’s climate systems, factors that change these systems, and the impacts of those changes....
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Measurement of Pressure and Temperature

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
We all have standards and scientists are no exception. Presentation covers standard temperature, standard pressure, temperature conversions, and absolute zero. It explains pressure using pascals, mm of mercury, atmosphere, and torr, then...
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Pre-K Mathematics

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
Kick-start children's education with this pre-school math unit. Offering 31 different hands-on learning activities that develop young mathematicians' pattern and shape recognition, basic number sense, and much more, this is a must-have...
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Climate, Weather…What’s the Difference?: Make an Electronic Temperature Sensor

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
What's the best way to record temperature over a long period of time? Scholars learn about collection of weather and temperature data by building thermistors in the fourth installment of the 10-part Discover Your Changing World series....
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The Sun Heats Earth

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Is the hottest part of the day at noon, when closest to the sun, or later in the afternoon, when the land holds in the heat? Scholars observe the temperatures over a few days as Earth rotates into sunlight and view a flat map of the...
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What's the Hottest Hot and Coldest Cold?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
When temperatures get extreme, physics gets a little weird! Show physics scholars the lowest man-made temperature to date, as well as the extreme heat of the Big Bang using a video from an extensive playlist. The narrator explains some...
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Should I Get My Mole Checked Out?

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
You definitely want to check out this mole! Chemistry scholars experiment to observe an unobservable quantity with an engaging lesson plan from K20. Partners collaborate to determine what's inside an opaque box, then complete a series of...
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Celsius Didn't Invent Celsius

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
This temperature scale brought to you by...Carl Linnaeus? Discover the true origins of the world's most popular unit of temperature with a video from Veritasium. Content includes the world's struggle with standard temperature...
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The Hottest Place on Earth

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Where is the hottest place on Earth, and how can scientists prove it? The video discusses multiple methods for measuring the temperatures across the planet. Then it discusses the hottest places measured by each method and their accuracy....
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Misconceptions About Temperature

For Students 6th - 12th
Do we actually feel temperature? Examine the relationship between what we feel and what is actually taking place in a video about temperature misconceptions. The narrator asks random passersby to feel different objects, then has them...
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Thermal Insulators: Keep it Hot!

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
There's nothing like a cup of hot chocolate on a chilly winter's day. Except for when that hot chocolate quickly becomes lukewarm chocolate ... or even cold chocolate. What material provides the best insulation to keep the chocolate from...
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Hot Under The Collar

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Pupils try to get a collar on temperature with a short assessment item that asks them to compare two different methods in converting Celsius to Fahrenheit. Individuals try to find out when an estimation provides conversions that are too...
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For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Entropy, it isn't what it used to be. Presentation includes kinetic-molecular theory, heat and internal energy, thermal equilibrium, temperature scales, laws of thermodynamics, entropy, latent heat of fusion, specific heat, calorimetry,...
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Technology I

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Isn't technology great? The 12th installment of a 23-part NOAA Enrichment in Marine sciences and Oceanography (NEMO) program introduces technology that marine scientists use. Pupils take part in an activity using conductivity,...
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Measuring Temperature

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Fahrenheit? Celsius? What's the difference, and where did these two temperature scales originate? Your pupils will learn all about these topics by reading the passage included here. After reading, individuals respond to five questions...
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Feeling the Heat

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students investigate the urban heat island effect. In this urban heat island effect lesson plan, students learn how trees, grass, asphalt, and other things on the school grounds effect temperature. They use the information to generalize...
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Temperature and Thermal Energy

For Students 9th - 10th
In this temperature worksheet, students answer 8 questions about temperature and thermal energy. For example, "What term refers to an energy transfer that causes a change in temperature?"
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Measuring Temperature

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine how to determine temperature on a thermometer. They read and discuss an informational handout, discuss examples of Fahrenheit and Celsius scales, and complete a worksheet.
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Bill Nye Measurement

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this Bill Nye measurement worksheet, students respond to 11 multiple choice questions regarding the measurement of length, mass, weight, and temperature. This was written for use with the Bill Nye the Science Guy episode on measurement. 
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Highs and Lows

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this measuring temperatures worksheet, learners circle the more reasonable temperatures for the illustrated pictures. In the second set, students write the temperatures for the given barometers. Learners finish with one word problem...
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What is Temperature and How Is It Measured?

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students complete activities to measure temperature. In this temperature lesson plan, students read Geoffrey Groundhog Predicts the Weather and make a KWL chart about predicting weather. Students discuss folklore about temperature and...
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Weather Instruments

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students research weather instruments. In this weather lesson, students use the Global Climate DVD and take notes on weather instruments. Students answer multiple choice questions on a worksheet.
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Aspects of Weather

For Teachers K - 5th
Young scholars recognize and observe weather phenomena. In this four part weather lesson, students are introduced to weather symbols through a story, then use a thermometer to measure water temperature. Next, young scholars observe the...