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Weather and Atmosphere

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Weather engineers have come a long way in designing technology that provides advanced warnings of severe weather. Six lessons and six activities make up a collection of resources that teach middle schoolers about weather and weather...
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Study Jams! Air Masses & Fronts

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Four types of air masses interact in the atmosphere above the US. The collision of these air masses forms a front, which, in turn, creates our weather. Concepts are explained by Sam and RJ, thus preventing a snowball fight. Your class...
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Modeling Air Masses and Fronts

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Air, based on temperature, moves across the surface of the earth. These large masses of warm or cold air are called fronts. Scholars model different air masses containing various temperatures and create both cold and warm fronts.
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Air Masses

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Everyone knows that cold air masses are present in winter and warm air masses are present in summer, but why? In the activity, learners research and collect data relating to air masses from both winter and summer in North America and...
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Air Under Pressure

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Introduce your class to air masses and how they affect the weather with a lesson that focuses on the differences between high and low air pressure systems. The class explores actual weather data using archived weather data.
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Weather

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Here is a comprehensive and colorful collection of slides to introduce 4th - 8th graders to all things weather-related. The factors that contribute to weather are defined, types of clouds and the related conditions are explained, air...
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Air Masses

For Students 5th - 8th
In this air masses worksheet, students read two paragraphs about air masses, cold fronts, warm fronts, and stationary fronts. They answer five short answer questions about the reading.
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Air Masses

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students are given maps depicting two or more air masses and they then categorize bodies of air by temperature and moisture characteristics. They recognize large regions of similar type air. Students are given a map of air temperatures...
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Air Masses & Fronts

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Learners identify two distinct air masses and the frontal boundary and determine whether the front is moving in time and in what direction the front is moving.
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Air Masses & Fronts

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students use a set of maps depicting a front passing through the state to identify two distinct air masses and the frontal boundary. They then deterine whether the front is moving in time and in what direction the front is moving.
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Fronts and Air Masses Worksheet

For Teachers 6th - 8th
In this science worksheet, students answer the questions related to the identification of air masses and how to define them.
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United States Air Masses

For Teachers 6th - 8th
In this science worksheet, students participate in an activity using the sheet that increases the knowledge of weather and is based on achieving the academic standard of identifying air masses.
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Weather Forecasting

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine cold, warm, and stationary fronts. They also examine the roles of relative humidity and the way air masses move. They are to create forecasts based on the information they collect. Tapes are shared with the class.
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Understanding Canadian Weather Extremes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine dynamic interaction between North American air masses and often spectacular and extreme weather patterns that result, explore nature and origin of five major air masses that affect Canada's weather, and investigate...
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Weather Map

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders utilize several different types of maps to forecast weather conditions specific areas of the country. Air masses, wind, cloud types, fronts, and the pH of the rain is explored in this lesson.
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Air Masses

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the physical characteristics of several types of air masses to discover how air masses can be identified and defined by their temperature and moisture content.
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Air Mass

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders identify different types of air masses. In this earth science lesson plan, 8th graders describe how they relate to different weather events.
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Why Do We Have Weather?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Convection is offered as the reason behind our weather phenomena. This presentation assumes that viewers are familiar with the methods of heat transfer, and is therefore more geared toward middle-school meteorologists. The focus is on...
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Stormy Skies

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Young meteorologists examine the four main types of weather fronts and how they appear on a weather map. Participants learn about the difference between the types of weather fronts along with their distinguishing features. A...
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Weather Map Analysis

For Teachers 7th - 8th
In this weather worksheet, students read an excerpt about analyzing weather maps. They determine the barometric pressure, temperature, and dew-point temperature using the information given on the map. Students also describe how to...
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Hurricane Research

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the factors that influence hurricanes to develop.  In this hurricane lesson students research atmospheric trends that affect hurricanes and create a summary.
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Weather

For Students 6th - 8th
In this weather worksheet, students write the letter of the definition that best matches the term or phrase. Students answer several short answer questions as it relates to the components of weather, severe weather, and air masses....
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Exploring the Movement of Air

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders summarize the relationships  of movement of air masses and pressure systems.  In this investigative lesson plan students observe an experiment that demonstrates high and low pressures and air masses. 
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Movement of Air II

For Students 7th - 9th
For this movement of air worksheet, students determine the deflection of air masses that result from Earth's eastward rotation. Then they describe what winds provide for different trades. Students also identify and describe the imaginary...