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Students complete research activities to learn about a census and its connection to community decision making. In this census study lesson, students define government and responsibility. Students discuss the terms and generate two lists for the responsibilities of the government and individuals. Students discuss the census of 2010 for the US Virgin Islands. Students perform a play to further study the census and then complete a worksheet.
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. The background knowledge required for understanding this presentation makes it most appropriate for advanced environmental science learners or college courses. It is top-notch in appearance and information content!
Seventh graders examine how to use time zones in the United States and international time zones. They discuss and solve problems involving daylight savings time, A.M. and P.M., international time, the international date line, and elapsed time and solve a variety of problems independently.
Seventh graders examine how to measure time, and specifically focus on using time zones in the United States and international time zones. As a class, they discuss international time, the international date line, and elapsed time. Students then solve problems dealing with time differences in a variety of locations around the world.