Precipitation Teacher Resources
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How Much Water is Available in the Atmosphere for Precipitation?
Students explore the relationship between the amount of water in the atmosphere available for precipitation and the actual precipitation observed by satellite. They examine seasonal changes in precipitation. They practice using Internet resources.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 9 Downloads
Forms of Precipitation
Seventh graders research about their assigned type of precipitation. In this earth science lesson, 7th graders determine the necessary conditions that produce those forms of precipitation. They complete a graphic organizer and share findings with the class.
7th Science 4 Views 23 Downloads
Water in the Geosphere
Through a PowerPoint presentation and the embedded animation and video, earth science enthusiasts find out about the moisture in the soil beneath our feet. In the animation, follow a water molecule on its path through the water cycle. As part of the lesson, learners gather into groups to use thermometers and moisture meters to take measurements.
5th - 8th Science 37 Views 36 Downloads
Geographic Effects on Precipitation, Water Vapor and Temperature
Students investigate the factors affecting climate using Live Access Server. In this geography lesson, students graph atmospheric data using Excel spreadsheet. They compare and contrast temperature, precipitation and water vapor of two different cities.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 7 Downloads
Sixty-one slides define weather and journey through five factors that combine to create it: temperature, humidity, air pressure, wind, and precipitation. The order of the slides may or may not be the way you want them, but they can be rearranged since concepts overlap so much.
6th - 10th Science 11 Views 17 Downloads
How Does Your Garden Grow? Discovering How Weather Patterns Affect Natural Cycles
Emergent scientists examine the unusually warm winter of 2011-2012 (called the “year without a winter”) and its effect on blossoming times and pollination. Groups engage in a weather information scavenger hunt, compare climate maps, and collect data from the US and Europe.
7th - 12th Language Arts 38 Views 73 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Where Did The Water Go?
Here is a terrific earth science lesson on the water cycle that's designed for grades two to five. In it, understanding of the water cycle will be enhanced. The lesson focuses primarily on evaporation, and what happens to the water vapor once it's back up in the atmosphere.
2nd - 5th Science 56 Views 169 Downloads
Do We Need to Wear a Rainhat? Acid Rain: Causes, Effects, and Possible Solutions
Acid rain, and how it affects the environment, is the focus of this Earth science lesson. During the study, learners evaluate measures to reduce acid rain, and design an investigation to demonstrate the conection between a hypothesis and an experimental design.
4th - 12th Science 15 Views 96 Downloads
Water Cycle Reading and Writing
Here is a great way to get pupils to express a scientific concept in a fun way. After hearing the story of Walter the Water drop and learning facts about the water cycle, the class will write a creative expository piece describing what they have learned.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 106 Downloads
You Can Die Here – Death Valley California
Students use Google Maps to explore the rain shadow desert. In this climate lesson, students use the Internet, Google Maps, and directed inquiry worksheets to understand how rain shadow deserts form. Students apply climate concepts to the maps.
8th - 10th Science 4 Views 29 Downloads
The Properties of Water: "Dead Or Alive"
Young scholars study the water cycle and create a booklet entitled: "Discover the Wonder of Water" They observe and record data regarding evaporation, condensation, and precipitation and how water moves from a solid to a liquid to a gas. They also create a mini water cycle.
2nd - 4th Science 3 Views 16 Downloads
WATER HERE AND THERE
Introduce the topic of water conservation with a little drama. Dressed as snowflakes, hail stones, or rain drops class members dramatize the events in a narration of the water cycle. The series of lessons that follow focus on conservation techniques, hot springs and geysers, ground water, water pollution, and soil types.
K - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 55 Downloads
What's the Weather
Students discover what meteorology is and they participate in the daily activities of meteorologists, observing the weather and recording their findings. Students also create weather instruments from household objects to help with their observations.
K - 2nd 21st Century Skills 45 Views 138 Downloads