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This site contains 12 questions on the topic of the atmosphere, which covers electromagnetic radiation and layers of the Earth's atmosphere (exosphere, thermosphere, and more). This is part of the Principles of Earth Science course at the University of South Dakota. Users submit an answer and are provided immediate verification. Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Assessment / Evaluation
Subject: Atmospheric science
 
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Weather or Not? is part of an online series of modules entitled Exploring the Environment. Emphasizing an integrated approach to environmental Earth Science education through problem-based learning, this module asks students to monitor the current weather and make predictions for up to a week. Using satellite imagery and monitoring resources, students predict the weather for an up-coming event of ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Computer activity, Problem set, Imagery - remotely sensed
Subject: Atmospheric science
 
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In this lesson plan, students learn about the limitations of forecasting and how consumer-driven weather forecasting companies attempt to meet the demand for accurate, long-term forecasting. Students then act as meteorologists, researching the weather patterns of specific regions and developing their own forecasts. Lesson objectives, activities, questions, evaluation ideas, vocabulary, extension activities, ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Lesson plan, Journal article
Subject: Atmospheric science
 
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This site is a joint effort of NOAA Research and the College of Education at the University of South Alabama. The goal of the site is to provide middle school science students and teachers with research and investigation experiences using on-line resources. In this unit students look at the science of weather forecasting as a science by exploring cloud, temperatures, and air pressure data and information. ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Module / Unit
Subject: Atmospheric science
 
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This lesson plan is part of the DiscoverySchool.com lesson plan library for grades 9-12. This lesson focuses on weather instruments, and has students build a rain gauge, barometer, wind vane, anemometer, and a psychrometer. It includes objectives, materials, procedures, discussion questions, evaluation ideas, performing extensions, suggested readings, and vocabulary. There are videos available to ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Atmospheric science
 
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This lesson plan is part of the DiscoverySchool.com lesson plan library for grades 6-8. It focuses on the naturally-occurring greenhouse effect on Earth, and its connection to global warming. Students build model greenhouses to see how this process works. Included are objectives, materials, procedures, discussion questions, evaluation ideas, suggested readings, and vocabulary. There are videos available ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Atmospheric science
 
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This lesson plan is part of the DiscoverySchool.com lesson plan library for grades K-5. It focuses on basic information about the weather and how different weather maps depict conditions. Included are objectives, materials, procedures, discussion questions, evaluation ideas, suggested readings, and vocabulary. There are videos available to order which complement this lesson, and links to teaching ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Atmospheric science
 
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This resource is part of the Science Education Gateway (SEGway) project, funded by NASA, which is a national consortium of scientists, museums, and educators working together to bring the latest science to students, teachers, and the general public. This lesson uses NASA images of Antarctic ozone (from the Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer, or TOMS) to motivate a how-to graphing lesson followed by ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Computer activity, Imagery - remotely sensed
Subject: Atmospheric science
 
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This resource is part of the Science Education Gateway (SEGway) project, funded by NASA, which is a national consortium of scientists, museums, and educators working together to bring the latest science to students, teachers, and the general public. Students tour auroral phenomena through research images and taped interviews with scientists. Diagrams and text provide background on qualitative magneto-dynamics, ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Photograph, Video
Subject: Atmospheric science
 
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This is a web quest for students to research weather forecasting using the Internet. Students work in groups to study how accurate weather forecasts are by tracking the weather for 3 days in several locations. Using graphs students then compare how each location scored in accuracy and present their findings to the class. This site contains links for students to use for more background information, ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Computer activity, Assessment / Evaluation, Project
Subject: Atmospheric science
 
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