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Using common items - a glass soft drink bottle, a straw, clay and food coloring - students assemble and calibrate a thermometer and then use it to measure outdoor temperatures. Students record and graph the temperature data and, additionally, complete scale conversion problems, a written assignment and an oral presentation. The Students' Cloud Observations On-Line (S'COOL) project engages students ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Lesson plan
Subject: Atmospheric science, Mathematics
 
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Emphasis is placed on preparing for severe weather events such as thunderstorms, tornadoes and blizzards. Following classroom discussion and internet research, students prepare and present a product (brochure, poster, video, etc.) on the characteristics of one type of severe weather event and the appropriate preparation details. The Students' Cloud Observations On-Line (S'COOL) project engages students ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Lesson plan
Subject: Atmospheric science
 
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After researching cloud formations online or in the library, students create and share a PowerPoint presentation that describes and illustrates 12 kinds of clouds. A rubric for evaluating the PowerPoint is provided. The Students' Cloud Observations On-Line (S'COOL) project engages students in making and reporting ground truth observations of clouds then comparing those observations with data from ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Lesson plan
Subject: Atmospheric science
 
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This lesson provides an opportunity for students to express their ideas through literature. Teachers will read a story on clouds to students, then take students outside to observe actual clouds. Students will create drawings of what they see, identify different cloud types, and then pair their findings with other students to create a cloud presentation for the class. S'COOL engages students in making ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Lesson plan
Subject: Atmospheric science, Technology
 
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Dancing Lights: Exploring the Aurora through Art and Writing is a science-in-literacy program about the aurora. Students in grades 3-5 write and illustrate their perceptions, ideas, and facts pertaining to auroral science. This short educator background primer was based upon interactions with teachers during Dancing Lights workshops and is meant as a quick guide to the science of the aurora. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Atmospheric science, Environmental science, Space science
 
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In this lesson, students learn about the varying sizes of ocean waves, what causes such variation, and where to find giant waves. Students will learn the parts of a wave, and discuss wave height, wavelength, and wave period. They will explore variables that influence wave size through scientific visualizations. They will then experiment with creating waves on the National Geographic Wave Simulator ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Physical geography, Physical oceanography
 
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This set of resources for younger students includes activities and information on thunderstorms, tornadoes, hurricanes, blizzards and clouds: how they form, and how they impact our lives. There are games about clouds, stories about extreme weather events, and a set of activities in which students create simulations of various weather phenomena such as fog, clouds, tornadoes, and others. The 'Recipe ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Lab activity, Visualization - scientific, Ref. material
Subject: Atmospheric science, Natural hazards
 
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This interactive site features games, animations, and teachers' materials intended to introduce younger students to climate change. There is information about what climate change is, the difference between weather and climate, and the greenhouse effect. There are also materials on the climate system, ancient climates, and how scientists investigate climate. Other topics include discussions of whether ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Guide for instructor, Illustration - scientific, Visualization - scientific, Glossary, Index / Bibliography, Ref. material
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Environmental science
 
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This page is part of a larger USGS project called Water Science for Schools. This section covers different water-use topics and categories of water-use. A Spanish translation is available. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Map, Visualization - scientific, Ref. material, Government portal
Subject: Agricultural science, Environmental science, Human geography, Physical geography, Hydrology
 
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The Adventure of Echo the Bat is an interactive web site that introduces students to remote sensing and biodiversity from a constructivist approach. It includes a teacher's guide with classroom activities that provide a structure to integrate the adventure into the classroom. The activities introduce basic concepts of remote sensing, including visible light and the electromagnetic spectrum. After ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Guide for instructor, Module / Unit, Imagery - remotely sensed
Subject: Atmospheric science, Biology, Ecology, Environmental science, Biological oceanography, Physical oceanography, Physics, Technology
 
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