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35 resources with the concept air mass

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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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Seasonal Science: Thundersnow

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Let it snow, let it snow, let it ... thundersnow? Explore the thundersnow phenomenon with a video and lesson as part of the Seasonal Science series. The video describes what causes the unique weather event, explains just how rare these...
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Law of Conservation of Matter

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Does mass change during a chemical reaction? Demonstrate the Law of Conservation of Matter while encouraging class members to be creative with a two-part lesson. First, learners use Alka-Seltzer® tablets and water to demonstrate the...
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Calculating Relative Air Mass

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Combine math and science with fun in the sun! Scientists build a solar gnomon using reusable materials to calculate relative air mass. Mathematicians measure the pole's shadow and use the data to solve for relative air mass....
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Planetary Variations Interactive

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Planetary atmospheres vary greatly from planet to planet. Explore these variations by experiencing the motion of the atmospheric molecules through an engaging simulation. Pupils discover that temperature and mass contribute to the...
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Air Under Pressure

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Introduce your class to air masses and how they affect the weather with a lesson that focuses on the differences between high and low air pressure systems. The class explores actual weather data using archived weather data.
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Stormy Skies

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Young meteorologists examine the four main types of weather fronts and how they appear on a weather map. Participants learn about the difference between the types of weather fronts along with their distinguishing features. A...
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Passing Gases: Effusion, Diffusion and the Velocity of a Gas

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
We know that gases move throughout and out of our bodies, but why? And how? Learn about gas movement by analyzing rates of effusion. Additionally, watch an interesting precipitate reaction using gases to apply effusion, diffusion, and...
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Weather Channels

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
How do currents affect weather and climate? This is the focus of a video that explains how ocean currents regulate the earth's climates, and how jet streams affect weather in certain regions.
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Study Jams! Air Masses & Fronts

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Four types of air masses interact in the atmosphere above the US. The collision of these air masses forms a front, which, in turn, creates our weather. Concepts are explained by Sam and RJ, thus preventing a snowball fight. Your class...
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Weather

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Here is a comprehensive and colorful collection of slides to introduce 4th - 8th graders to all things weather-related. The factors that contribute to weather are defined, types of clouds and the related conditions are explained, air...
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Hurricane Research

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the factors that influence hurricanes to develop.  In this hurricane lesson students research atmospheric trends that affect hurricanes and create a summary.
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Why Do We Have Weather?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Convection is offered as the reason behind our weather phenomena. This presentation assumes that viewers are familiar with the methods of heat transfer, and is therefore more geared toward middle-school meteorologists. The focus is on...
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Weather Map Analysis

For Teachers 7th - 8th
In this weather worksheet, young scholars read an excerpt about analyzing weather maps. They determine the barometric pressure, temperature, and dew-point temperature using the information given on the map. Students also describe how to...
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Weather Forecasting

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine cold, warm, and stationary fronts. They also examine the roles of relative humidity and the way air masses move. They are to create forecasts based on the information they collect. Tapes are shared with the class.
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Warm Air versus Cold Air

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Students discover that warm air takes up more space than cold air.  For this science lesson, students perform 4 experiments using balloons to determine that the molecules of warm air are more spread out than those of cold air.
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Weather Map

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders utilize several different types of maps to forecast weather conditions specific areas of the country. Air masses, wind, cloud types, fronts, and the pH of the rain is explored in this lesson.
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Air Is Matter

For Teachers K - 2nd
Learners explore the concept of air. In this air lesson, students examine the attributes of air and study the pressure that air exerts as they observe a scientific demonstration and view 2 video links.
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Weather

For Students 6th - 8th
In this weather learning exercise, students write the letter of the definition that best matches the term or phrase. Students answer several short answer questions as it relates to the components of weather, severe weather, and air...
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Weather

For Students 9th - 12th
In this weather worksheet, students review what causes different weather patterns including the more severe weather patterns like tornadoes and hurricanes. Students also calculate relative humidity by using dry and wet bulb temperatures....
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Climate and Weather

For Students 3rd - 8th
In this climate worksheet, students read 4 statements about different causes of climate patterns or weather changes. Students write in the effect of these causes in this graphic organizer.
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Movement of Air II

For Students 7th - 9th
In this movement of air worksheet, students determine the deflection of air masses that result from Earth's eastward rotation. Then they describe what winds provide for different trades. Students also identify and describe the imaginary...
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Weather Patterns

For Students 6th - 8th
In this weather activity, middle schoolers identify with the symbols found on a weather map that show the locations of fronts, high- and low-pressure areas, and various types of precipitation across the United States. Then they use the...
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Weather Patterns II

For Students 6th - 8th
In this weather worksheet, middle schoolers use the diagram shown to explain what kinds of clouds form along the different types of air fronts. Then they describe what happens to the temperature when a particular front passes through....