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Inquiry in Action: Kindergarten Chapter 1 - Investigating the Weather

For Teachers K Standards
To understand what makes it rain, young meteorologists use tiny drops of water on a laminated drawing of a cloud. To investigate why puddles dry up, they make a one-drop puddle on their hand and observe the water evaporate. Scholars also...
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That Time It Rained for Two Million Years

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What would happen if all of the land on Earth received as much rainfall as the temperate rain forest? The vast desserts would be altered, the animals would adapt or die, and the types of plants available would quickly shift. This is what...
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Waterproofing the Roof

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Can your pupils build a roof that stands the test of time? Use an insightful engineering design project to highlight both materials science and architecture. Scholars either team up or work as individuals to design, create, and test a...
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Rain Gauge Activity

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Complete teacher narrative and presentation slides for teaching about Earth's water make up the bulk of this lesson. Embedded within the slide show, you will find videos about the water cycle, keeping track of the limited supply of fresh...
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Study Jams! Weather Instruments

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Concise, yet complete, this set of seven slides describes with photos and text the different basic instruments for measuring weather factors. After viewing, young meteorologists will be able to talk about how to measure humidity, wind...
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Where Does Water Go When it Rains?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
An outstanding video on rainfall awaits your learners. Terrific illustrations, graphs, and video footage are utilized to show students the many things that happen to rainfall once it hits the earth. Besides running off into the ocean,...
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Hot and Humid, That's Manu

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Elementary and middle schoolers participate in a demonstration of the heat and humidity of the Manu rainforest environment. They watch and discuss a video, calculate the humidity and temperature in the humidified tent, and write a...
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Grover: Weather Monster

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Grover the Weather Monster gives us the weather forecast. He focuses on different temperatures around the United States. Tip: After watching this video, ask your class what the weather is right now. Can they make a prediction about what...
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Sesame Street: Elmo's Jumping In Puddles

For Students Pre-K - K
Elmo learns about precipitation in this video. He is eager to find the perfect puddle to jump into. He discusses nimbus clouds and the types of clothing, such as galoshes, that people wear in the rain. While waiting for rain, he talks to...
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Make Your Own Weather Station

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Scholars build a weather station equipped with a wind vane, rain gauge, and barometer. Following an informative page about the weather, learners follow steps to build their pieces then turn into meteorologists to chart the weather they...
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What Makes it Rain?

For Teachers K Standards
Clouds come alive when curious minds create rain in an action-packed activity. Scholars view a video of rain and analyze an image of water uses to generate a class discussion leading into a hands-on exploration. Using a set of...
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What Do Raindrops Really Look Like?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Raindrops are more like pancakes than teardrops. Scholars learn the physics behind the shape of a falling raindrop in a video lesson presentation. An episode explains the forces acting on the droplet and how those forces change as it...
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The Largest River on Earth Is in the Sky

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Water vapor released by trees in the Amazon creates a floating river. In fact, it's the largest river on Earth! A video presentation examines the science behind the water vapor and explains how rains seeds form to create clouds.
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Global Precipitation

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
A lack of rain created deserts on one-third of the earth's land surface, while excess rain created rain forests on only six percent. Scholars observe a global perspective of rain fall. They see the satellite imagery over a six-month...
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Mountains and Rain Shadows

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Scholars use an online interactive to learn just how different the other side of the mountain actually appears. They use satellite images, graphics, and videos to compare the impact of winds, oceans, clouds, precipitation, and more on...
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How Rainbows Form

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Somewhere over the rainbow ... the sky appears to be darker than below it? Why is that? A video from an interesting physics playlist illustrates the interaction between the visible spectrum and droplets of rain. It also doubles the...
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Spring Find a Fact Addition

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
Test scholars' knowledge of addition facts with a festive worksheet that makes adding a two-person game. Pairs examine a grid of numbers to locate and color addition facts. Last person to color three squares wins! 
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Can it Really Rain Fish and Frogs?

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
You've heard of it raining cats and dogs ... but what about fish and frogs? It turns out, one scenario is much more likely than the other! Intrepid weather investigators examine the curious behavior of waterspouts using a leaf blower,...
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Why Most Rain Never Reaches The Ground

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
More than half of the rain that falls on Earth never reaches the ground. The video discusses the location of rain, the amount that evaporates in the process, and the amount that lands on top of trees all as factors in this phenomenon. It...
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Which Came First—the Rain or the Rainforest?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
"Hahai no ka ua i ka ulula'au." In other words, "The rain follows after the forest," but is it actually true? The video discusses the development of the rain forests and their unique water cycle. It also offers advice on what actions can...
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Rain's Dirty Little Secret

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Rain is just water, right? Not quite! The video explains all of the other things found inside rain. It offers the science behind why rain requires these other item and how without dirt, rain would cease to exist.
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Why Raindrops Are Mathematically Impossible

For Students 9th - 12th
According to mathematics, raindrops should not exist! The video narrator explains the mathematics behind the surface area and volume of a spherical raindrop. By examining the energy of creating the raindrop, he shows how creating one is...
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Hard and Soft Water

For Students 9th - 12th
What does it mean to have hard or soft water? Learners discover the chemistry behind water hardness in the fifth video of a seven-part series describing our water resources. Using simple animations and balanced chemical equations, young...
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Your Own El Nino

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Scholars make a model to discover how the force of trade winds over the Pacific Ocean creates an El Niño. Super scientists observe how the severe weather affects life in water and on land.