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In this activity, students will learn how to read a Celsius-scale thermometer, associate weather conditions and seasons with Celsius temperature ranges, and keep a record of temperature. Students will read the Celsius temperature each day and discuss how given temperatures "feel". They record the temperature by using a string of beads and a chart. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Lesson plan
Subject: Atmospheric science
 
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This standards-based Real Time Data Module was created by the Center for Improved Engineering and Science Education (CIESE) for use by students in the elementary grades to allow them to investigate weather phenomena both locally as well as in other places around the world. By using hands-on activities and real-time data investigations, the students will develop a basic understanding of how weather ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Module / Unit, Remotely sensed dataset
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Environmental science, Natural hazards
 
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This activity is designed to help students fully understand our planet's relationship to the Sun. Students will make predictions and measure shadows over a period of time to observe that the length of a shadow (and the angle of the Sun's rays to the Earth) changes each week. They should conclude from their data that the position of the Earth relative to the Sun changes with the seasons. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Space science
 
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This Classroom Connectors lesson plan teaches young students about the environment and how humans affect it in various ways. At the conclusion of this lesson students will understand that our environment must be kept clean in order to be usable in the future. The site provides goals, objectives, an outline, time required, materials, activities, and closure ideas for the lesson. The Classroom Connectors ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Environmental science
 
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This Classroom Connectors lesson plan teaches young students about condensation, evaporation and the water cycle. The site provides goals, objectives, an outline, time required, materials, activities, and closure ideas for the lesson. The Classroom Connectors address content with an activity approach while incorporating themes necessary to raise the activity to a higher cognition level. The major ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Hydrology
 
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This Classroom Connectors lesson plan teaches young students that day and night result from the rotation of the Earth. The site provides goals, objectives, an outline, time required, materials, activities, and closure ideas for the lesson. The Classroom Connectors address content with an activity approach while incorporating themes necessary to raise the activity to a higher cognition level. The major ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Space science
 
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In this lesson, students will experimentally measure the strength of a magnet and graph how the strength changes as the distance from the magnet increases, and as the barrier (masking tape) is built between the magnet and an iron object. This lesson is the second in a two-lesson series on magnets. The main concept to convey in Magnets 2: How Strong is Your Magnet? is that forces can act from a distance. ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Physics
 
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This activity introduces students to the range of sizes among dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals, helping them to visualize the actual sizes and gain a feel for the mathematical process of scaling. This activity contains goals, materials, methods, and discussion questions. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Paleontology, Mathematics
 
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This lesson introduces students to properties of rocks, specifically weight and density. They will select a rock, make a list of words to describe it, estimate its mass and use a balance to check their estimates, write a story about what they have learned, and group or classify the rocks according to what they have learned. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Geology, Mineralogy or petrology
 
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This lesson presents volcanoes through the making of volcano models. While students are constructing their physical representations of volcanoes, they will be filled with questions about volcanoes as well as how to build their models. This process will provide students with a tangible reference for learning about volcanoes and give them a chance to problem-solve as they build their models. Students ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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