We found 243 resources with the keyterm precipitation
Where’s the Water?: Acting Out Science CyclesLesson Planet
2nd - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
Young scientists transform themselves into rivers, oceans, clouds, and drops of water in order to explore the water cycle. After assigning and explaining to students their different roles in the activity, the teacher reads aloud a...
The Water Cycle - How is Water Moving in This Picture?Lesson Planet
1st - 4th
Here is a picture of a landscape, complete with the sun, clouds, and some rain. Use it by projecting onto your whiteboard and drawing arrows and labeling three main steps in the water cycle as you teach, or hand it out to little ones as...
The Global Precipitation Measurement Mission (GPM) LessonLesson Planet
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Introduce your class to one of the ways that technology is benefiting humanity. The Global Precipitation Measurement Mission involves the data collected by nine satellites from different countries with a united focus on studying world...
How to Make Snow (If You're Not Elsa)Lesson Planet
3 mins 5th - 9th
Low temperature and, more surprisingly, low humidity, are required for snow formation. The process is explained for middle schoolers, with a few references to the Disney film, Frozen, just for fun. This cool video is a crisp addition to...
Geographical InfluencesPD Learning Network
4th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
"If global warming is real, why is it so cold?" Distinguishing the difference between weather and climate is important when it comes to understanding our planet. In these activities, young scientists look at the climate patterns in a...
Study Jams! The Water CycleLesson Planet
3 mins 4th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Will tomorrow's soccer game be rained out? That depends on the water cycle. An animated feature explains precipitation, evaporation, transpiration, and condensation with diagrams and dialogue between Sam and RJ as they huddle under a...
Science of the Winter Olympic Games: Science of SnowLesson Planet
5 mins 6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Physical science fans find out how supercooled water droplets in the clouds can become crystalline snowflakes. They learn about the categories of snowflakes (plates and columns) and the variables that determine their patterns...
Science & Nature Information : What Is the Water Cycle?Lesson Planet
2 mins 4th - 8th
An expert on the water cycle is featured giving a lecture about the basics of the water cycle. The teacher stands at a whiteboard that has a particularly good illustration that shows how the cycle works quite nicely. He makes a special...
The Earth's Water Cycle - Environmental ScienceLesson Planet
1 min 4th - 8th
Although very short, this video imparts the basic information associated with the water cycle. It might be best-used as a refresher for the teacher to make sure he/she has the most important vocabulary words and their definitions down.
The Potential Consequences of Climate Variability and ChangeLesson Planet
1st - 12th
Students analyze the impact of climate variability and change utilizing a broad span of topics over a wide range of grade levels. This three lesson unit is easily adapted for the various instructional levels listed.