Climate Teacher Resources
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Students make weather predictions using the climatology method. In this climatology instructional activity, students review using trends and persistence when forecasting weather. Students discuss the climatology method for forecasting and complete the worksheet about climatology.
6th - 9th Science 3 Views 4 Downloads
Clouds and Rainfall
Students use the general climate section of the Digital Atlas of Idaho. Then they identify and interpret some basic concepts about climatology. Students also read through the information contained in the Digital Atlas on Climatology. Finally, they list and describe six commonly seen cloud types and include a unique picture or cut out one.
7th - 8th Science 3 Views 1 Download
Students recognize the elements of an analog weather forecast. In this weather forecasting lesson plan, students use a website and look for trends, persistence and climatology in weather forecasting. Students complete a worksheet using the elements.
5th - 8th Science 3 Views 3 Downloads
General Climate Concepts
Young scholars are taught how to use the climatology section of the Digital Atlas of Idaho. They discuss the major factors influencing climate. Students gather and synthesize new information to enrich their comprehension of climate factors.
7th - 12th Science 3 Views 3 Downloads
Introduction to Climatology
Students are introduced to the topic of climatology. In groups, they use the Digital Atlas of Idaho to identify the layers of the atmosphere and review concepts of weather. To end the lesson, they examine different photographs and complete a worksheet.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 1 Download
New Review Climate Patterns
Young climatologists explore the factors that contribute to a region's climate in this two-part earth science activity. To begin, learners are provided with a map of an imaginary planet and are asked to label global wind and ocean currents before using precipitation and evapotranspiration data to identify different types of climates.
6th - 9th Science 12 Views 12 Downloads
Global and Local Dust over North America
Meteorology majors will be enriched by this presentation on the movement of dust throughout our world atmosphere. They will examine graphs of the spatial and chemical patterns of the dust suspended over North America and then extend the study to other continents.
10th - Higher Ed Science 3 Views 1 Download
Mission Planning: Earth/Mars Comparisons
Students compare and contrast conditions on Mars to those on our own planet, specifically, their local or regional environments. The physical characteristics, the atmosphere, and other astronomical data is considered.
4th - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads
Geography: Snow Cover on the Continents
Students create maps of snow cover for each continent by conducting Internet research. After estimating the percentage of continental snow cover, they present their findings in letters, brochures or Powerpoint presentations.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
Trends of Snow Cover and Temperature in Alaska
Students gather historical snow cover and temperature data from the MY NASA DATA Web site. They compare this data to data gathered using ground measurements from the ALISON Web site for Shageluk Lake. They graph both sets of data and look for trends or coorelations.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
Name That Cloud
Pupils explore the various categories of clouds and how they are formed. Through use of the Digital Atlas of Idaho, students research cloud types and formations. They use their information to answer questions on a worksheet. provided by the teacher.
7th - 12th Science 3 Views 33 Downloads
Diurnal Temperature Changes and Water Vapor Content
Students examine the greenhouse effect, as they determine how moisture in the air affects the diurnal temperature range. Their investigation help them to explain different climatological regimes of both the Southern Great Plains and the world.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 1 Download