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Become a Weather Wizard

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
Accurate weather forecasting is something we take for granted today, making it easy to forget how complex it can be to predict the weather. Learn more about the terms and symbols used to forecast the weather with an earth science lesson...
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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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Observing Monsoon Weather Patterns with TRMM Data

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Follow a fabulous slide show on how monsoons form and how satellite technology is being used to observe the phenomena, explaining why they occur. Afterward, visit the TRMM (Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission) website to access actual...
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Introduction to GRASPS Weather Forecast

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
You don't need a green screen! Here is your opportunity to be a weather person, presenting weather forecasts live to your peers. Groups analyze weather patterns and data to determine a three-day forecast and present it to their class...
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Satellite Orbits

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore satellite orbits and gravitational force.
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How Do They "Whether" the Weather

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders are engaged in learning about weather systems, weather patterns and how to create a local forecast through a KCTS video called: "How Do They "Whether" the Weather?" Students actively learn how movements in atmosphere are...
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Using Vegetation, Precipitation, and Surface Temperature to Study Climate Zones

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Using NASA's Live Access Server, earth scientists compare the temperature, precipitation, and normalized difference vegetation index for four different locations. They use the data to identify the climate zone of each location using...
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Graphing the Weather

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders predict the weather for their area using simple weather instruments. They take readings for a month during a season and graph their results. Students describe weather patterns based on their data and predict future weather...
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Weather Wonders

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students research and document the weather for two weeks. Real time doppler radars, weather maps and clouds incorporated to observe and predict the weather. They analyze the information gathered and create PowerPoint presentations.
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Project GeoSTART

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Investigate the fascinating, yet terrifying phenomenon of hurricanes from the safety of your classroom using this earth science unit. Focusing on developing young scientists' spacial thinking skills, these lessons engage learners in...
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Investigation 8 - Weather Forecasts

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine how to predict and evaluate weather forecasts. Discuss with students why weather predictions are important to us. Ask them what people do after they hear a forecast. They brainstorm reasons forecasts are important...
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GPM: Too Much, Too Little

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
This little video helps earth science learners understand the importance of recording precipitation patterns and forecasting where and when the next extreme events may occur. Various meteorologists share Global Precipitation Measurement...
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Team Up on the Weather

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
New ReviewThere's a little bit about every aspect of weather in this trivia game. The lesson resource provides 36 questions and answers pertaining to four different topics related to weather: effects, science, technology, and statistics. Groups...
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Study Jams! Severe Storms

For Students 4th - 8th
Tornadoes and hurricanes and blizzards, oh my! Severe storms are always occurring somewhere on the planet. By reading through these slides, learners discover the characteristics of each type. Have them do this as homework and then take...
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Sea Ice and Satellites

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students study satellites and satellite images using Google Earth. In this satellite lesson, students discuss satellites and how they work. Students watch a demonstration of how satellites work and learn what they are used for. Students...
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Our Eye in the Sky: The TIROS Weather Satellite

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the political context of the creation of a weather satellite. In this technology and society lesson, students explore the historical, technological, and political context of the TIROS weather satellite. They write a...
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Weather Lesson 6

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners prepare a classroom weathercast and present a broadcast.
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Charting the Weather

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students research and conduct non-experimental research, such as journals, the weather channel and the internet, to collect and record data for analysis on weather conditions in the United States and abroad. They identify, pronounce and...
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Hurricanes and Hot Towers with TRMM

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Take cover because a wild presentation on hurricanes is about to make landfall in your classroom! An outstanding PowerPoint presentation is the centerpiece of this lesson. Not only does it provide information and photographs, but several...
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The Global Precipitation Measurement Mission (GPM) Lesson

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
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...
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Oceans and Weather

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Learners analyze the impact the ocean and its currents have on weather. In this oceans and weather instructional activity, students analyze data comparing inland and coastal weather, and analyze satellite data for evidence of El Nino.
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Where Am I - Navigation and Satellites

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore geography by completing a navigation activity in class. In this satellite positioning lesson, students define terms such as orbit, satellite, GPS and triangulation. Students view diagrams of the Earth's orbit and...
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Tracking the Weather

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students use satellite imagery and forecasting maps as a storm moves through the United States.  In this weather instructional activity students track storm systems and chart the systems on a map. 
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A Comparison of Cloud Coverage Over Africa

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students use a NASA satellite data to contrast amounts of cloud coverage over different climate regions in Africa. They explore how Earth's major air circulations affect global weather patterns, and relate to local weather patterns.

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