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20 resources with the concept radar

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Weather and Atmosphere

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Weather engineers have come a long way in designing technology that provides advanced warnings of severe weather. Six lessons and six activities make up a collection of resources that teach middle schoolers about weather and weather...
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LIDAR: Mapping with Lasers

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
We would be lost without maps! How are they made? Introduce junior topographers to LIDAR technology with a fascinating activity. Set up a mock city, then have learners operate a laser measure to determine the shape of the landscape using...
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How Do Self-Driving Cars “See”?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
What do you get when you mix LiDAR and integrated photonics technology? Why a self-driving car, of course. A fascinating short video describes how light detection and ranging, LiDAR for short, and integrated photonics technologies enable...
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Killer Landslides | Monitoring and Predicting Landslides

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Landslides kill between 25 and 50 people every year in the United States alone. This is why predicting a landslide literally saves lives. A scientist applied new technology to a mountain and accurately predicted a landslide. Thanks to...
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Stealth—How Does It Work? (Northrop B-2 Spirit)

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
Don't let the resource slip away undetected. Pupils watch a video from the Real Engineering series to learn how stealth aircraft avoid radar detection. In particular, the video focuses on the Northrop B-2 Spirit.
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Oceans on the Rise

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Temperature rises and land disappears! Through a lab exploration, learners understand the effect of temperature increase on water similar to the effect of global warming on our oceans. As they heat the water in a flask, they measure the...
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Catching the Perfect SAR Waves!

For Students 9th - 11th
Zero in on an interesting resource involving radar technology. Groups construct a radar sensing unit and learn to calibrate the system. Using the radar system and the Pythagorean Theorem, they calculate distances between objects.
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Play Ball! – Or Not…Making a Decision Using Weather Data

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Should the game go on or not? An engaging lesson asks small groups to make a decision using weather data. After analyzing a map, an updated forecast, and radar information, groups have to decide whether to cancel a baseball game. They...
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Weather Forecasting

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
According to the Farmers' Almanac, the weather will be nice today. Class members examine how weather forecasting plays a part in their lives with a resource that provides information on the history of forecasting, from using cloud...
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Lesson 6: Crowded Skies

For Teachers 5th - 12th
This is a treasure-trove of multimedia resources to help your scholars analyze transportation methods. They discuss different forms of movement, utilizing several infographics to spur conversation deeper and get visual learners engaged....
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Engineering Air Traffic

For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
Students work as air traffic controllers to read the radar and land 3 planes safely.  For this engineering lesson, students use what they have learned about the principles and engineering and radar to land 3 planes then evaluate the...
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Doppler Weather Radar

For Students 8th - 10th
In this Doppler weather radar learning exercise, students read about radar and Doppler weather radar and answer three questions about how they work and the Doppler effect.
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Seeing What You Cannot See--RADAR

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Student imitate mapping the ocean floor using the basic concepts of radar. Then they explain what radar is and how it workds. All of their measurements are recorded on a data sheet. Then the data is entered into a spreadsheet program. A...
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Weather Forecasting

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students describe how weather forecasting has evolved.  In this forecasting lesson students study the different types and ways that people forecast weather. 
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Drop Zone Challenge

For Students 7th - 9th
In this physics learning exercise, students construct a parachute using the materials listed on the sheet that will have the longest and closest target when dropped from a specific height. Then they record their results after three trials.
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What Does the Captain of a Ship Need?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students pick between the items that are needed by a Captain and alternate items that are not necessary. They form teams of two. Students are explained that they are going to play a game in which they try to choose the correct items for...
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Altimetry

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders accurately measure the distance to eight points on an uneven surface by conducting a simulation of sattelite altimetry. They create a two-dimensional model of the simulated ocean surface by graphing data from the Radar Run...
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The Science of Weather: How Doppler Radar reads weather

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students read about how radar detects changes in the weather. In this lesson on weather reporting, students read a diagram that shows how radar reads weather. This lesson includes discussion questions and an individual activity that can...
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Scientific Literacy - Lightning

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students investigate how radar can be used to determine the lightning potential of a cloud. Several readings are provided about the research conducted by Dr. Rob Cifelli. The scientific material is summarized in this lesson.
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Seeing Sound and Sonar

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students grasp how underwater animals can "see" using sound waves. They practice making inferences, and build a conceptual understanding of sonar radar.