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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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Multimedia Discovery Missions

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The Multimedia Discovery Missions collection is a series of 13 interactive presentations and activities that introduce young geologists and oceanographers to fundamental concepts involving the Earth’s crust and ocean sea life. Benthos,...
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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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Climate Change in My Backyard: Grades 5-6, Unit 2

For Teachers 5th - 6th Standards
In the second unit in a series of four, fifth and sixth graders learn about the difference between weather and climate. Scholars look at historical and recent climate data, regional and global trends, to understand that climate change...
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Climate Change in My Backyard: Grades 7-9, Unit 2

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
A pre-test launches a unit study of whether the weather is changing. After reviewing the differences between weather and climate, scholars examine historical climate data and then compare regional weather changes with overall global...
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Science at 100,000 Feet

For Students 9th - 12th
Take your class up, up, and away with an engaging weather balloon simulation! Individuals get hands-on experience in creating and launching their own airborne labs to study how temperature and pressure affect substances at 100,000 feet. 
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Living with Less Water

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Did you know that California produces two thirds of the fruits and nuts consumed in the United States? That it produces almost one third of the vegetables? Did you know that scientists warn that California is facing the onset of a...
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Historical Climate Cycles

For Teachers 5th - 6th Standards
What better way to make predictions about future weather and climate patterns than with actual climate data from the past? Young climatologists analyze data from 400,000 to 10,000 years ago to determine if climate has changed over time....
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Stifling, Oppressive, Sweltering, Oh My!

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Looking for a hot date? Pick any day in August, statistically the hottest month in the United States. The 15th instructional activity in the series of 21 instructs pupils to investigate the August 2007 heat wave through NASA data, daily...
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Moving Pictures

For Teachers 10th - 12th
An ambitious series of lessons await your high schoolers. In them, learners view many pieces of art that depict weather patterns. Pupils explore the use of rhythm and movement in the pieces and strive to create their own piece of art in...
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2nd Grade - Act. 28: Calendar & Weather Book

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders will track the weather patterns throughout the school year. This project spans the school year and takes five minutes per day or less. Measuring, data collection, and predictions are all explored throughout this relevant...
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The Parched Plains: Weather And Climate

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
New ReviewHow do meteorologists differentiate between droughts and dry spells? Introduce the concepts of weather forecasting and prediction with an insightful research-based lesson from the K20 series. Partners synthesize individual research from...
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Comparing Temperature and Solar Radiation for Common Latitudes

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
There's snow much to learn! Excited individuals use real-world data to discover how latitude affects the odds of a snow day. Scientists compare latitude, solar radiation, and temperature using NASA data for several locations....
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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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Keeping Warm in the Cold

For Teachers K Standards
Bundle up to stay warm! A fun-filled investigation opens with a group discussion about heat loss and using materials to prevent it. Young scientists then view an animation about thermometers and the Celsius scale and practice reading...
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What is Wind?

For Teachers K Standards
Engage creative minds with an exciting activity about the power of wind. Investigators participate in class discussions while viewing images and animations of air and wind. Scholars test the relationship between wind speed and an...
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What Makes It Snow?

For Teachers K Standards
Discover the icy world of snow from the comfort of the indoors. Young meteorologists study visuals and a video to examine snow formation and structure. Using the information they learn, scientists follow a procedure to construct a...
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Why Do Puddles Dry Up?

For Teachers K Standards
Bring evaporation right into the hands of young scientists with an entertaining, hands-on activity. Investigators view videos and images while participating in class dialogue focused on water evaporating from surfaces. A short experiment...
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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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Weather Patterns of the Pacific Ocean

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
How do oceans affect weather patterns? Learners define vocabulary associated with dew point, topographical lifting, condensation, and formation of clouds and precipitation as they explore the weather in the Pacific Northwest. They also...
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How's the Weather?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Young meteorologists explore different aspects of the weather while learning about measurement devices. They build instruments and then set up a weather station outside and measure temperature, humidity, air pressure, wind speed, and...
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Utah Open Textbook: 4th Grade Science

For Students 4th Standards
How does weather affect Earth? Learners understand the characteristics of water and make predictions about weather patterns. They recognize how water and weather affects rocks and minerals through erosion. They also learn about fossils...
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The Ocean: A Driving Force for Weather and Climate

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What's behind Earth's wild, wonderful, and sometimes weird weather? A lesson from PBS's Weather and Climate series takes viewers on a worldwide trek to examine the many interactions between Earth's atmosphere, oceans, and land masses....
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Ocean Currents

For Students 6th - 12th
Go with the flow! The eighth installment in a 13-part series has earth science students dive in to the world's system of ocean currents. The interactive illustrates the different types and depths of currents, how wind and gravity...