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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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This lesson combines science, English and art to teach the students information about clouds and to encourage abstract thinking through writing and painting. Students will first read and discuss the information about clouds. Next, they will choose a type of cloud and write a composition about it. Then they do a painting of their cloud and attach their composition. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Atmospheric science
 
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This activity is designed to demonstrate the effects of pressure and temperature on cloud formation. Students watch a demonstration and then transfer this information to weather maps in order to predict cloud formation and clearing. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Presentation / Demo
Subject: Atmospheric science
 
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In this activity, students build a psychrometer and use it to measure relative humidity. They will learn what humidity is, what saturation is, and that warm air can hold more moisture than cold air. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Atmospheric science
 
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This activity is designed to give students an understanding of how to forecast weather and how to use weather reports for their personal benefit. They will be able to tell what weather is, read weather instruments, understand basic cloud formations in relation to the weather, and make forecasts for two days in advance. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Lab activity
Subject: Atmospheric science
 
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