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Geyser

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Although it requires a little extra preparation the first time you use this geyser demonstration, it can be used repeatedly once it has been constructed. This demonstration is useful in showcasing how heat leads to increased pressure and...
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Geyser Graphical Activity

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Thar she blows! An engaging activity teaches pupils about geysers. They first read information about the Strokkur geyser in Iceland and analyze data on its eruptions by creating multiple data representations. Once finished, they research...
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Kamchatka: Just Gushing with Geysers!

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Learners explore geysers. They identify the parts of the geyser and how it works. Students create a working model of a geyser. They write a brief summary about their geyser.
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Geysers of Yellowstone – DVD

For Students 5th - 9th
In this "Geysers of Yellowstone" worksheet, students watch the science video and respond to 16 fill in the blank questions regarding geysers.
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WATER HERE AND THERE

For Teachers K - 2nd
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...
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Old Faithful Geyser

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Such a creative way to teach and engage young mathematicians in learning about ratios! Mathematical calculations can be made, and a time frame can be calculated for the next eruption of Old Faithful (within 10 minutes) based on the...
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Eruptions: Old Faithful Geyser

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How long do we have to wait? Given several days of times between eruptions of Old Faithful, learners create a graphical representation for two days. Groups combine their data to determine an appropriate wait time between eruptions.
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Mentos Geyser! What's the Fizz Factor?

For Teachers 5th - 6th
What is it that makes Mentos candy and cola such an explosive combination? Find out through scientific inquiry and experimentation. This presentation walks learners through the scientific process and allows them to speculate whether it...
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Mountains, Volcanoes, Earthquakes and Geysers

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students study Utah geography and compare it to other areas of the world. They watch a video and focus their discussion on the formation of geographical features, plate tectonics, geysers, earthquakes, and volcanoes.
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Geologist

For Students 3rd - 8th
In this geologist activity, students identify and collect five geologic specimens that have important uses, giving an example of each. Also, they create a drawing that shows the cause of a volcano, a geyser, or an earthquake. Finally,...
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Ecosystems

For Teachers 9th - 12th
With the world's largest collection of geysers, many visitors end up overlooking the wildlife natural to Yellowstone National Park. Join Mr. Andersen as he shows your class about the different species living in the park and illustrates...
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Diet Coke and Mentos - Geyser Optimization

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders optimize the eruption of soda from a soda bottle.  In this optimizing the eruption of soda from a soda bottle lesson plan, 8th graders determine the number of mentos needed to optimize a soda eruption.  Students make...
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Geysers, Hot springs, and Bushfires

For Students 9th - 10th
In this earth science learning exercise, students locate thirty-two terms about the environment. Answers are available in various formats.
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Infrared Yellowstone Lesson 1: The Invisible Yellowstone National Park

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Using NASA infrared imaging and a temperature map, learners hone their scientific observation skills. They look at multiple images of Old Faithful before, during, and after a geyser emission. They compare the infrared images to regular...
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Origin and Evolution of Life, Part 2

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In part two of the "Origin and Evolution of Life," our host looks to the hot geysers found in Yellowstone to show the type of environment primordial life may have evolved from. This leads to an explanation of how scientist Stanley Miller...
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Old FaithFul Problem

For Students 9th
In this algebra activity, 9th graders calculate the time that lapses between eruption of old Faithful. They try to time when all three geysers will erupt if one erupts every 94 minutes and lasts from 1.5 - 5 minutes. There is an answer key.
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Do Some Research: Geography 89

For Teachers 4th - 5th
In this geography research worksheet, students read the sentence and use a library or the Internet to find the answer and write it on the blue line. Students must then write a report about this topic: This park contains the world's...
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Seismic Activity and California Landforms

For Teachers 6th Standards
By the 19th lesson in the 20-part series, scholars realize volcanoes and earthquakes are related to plate boundaries. The lesson extends and applies the knowledge by having individuals create a bumper sticker for one specific area of...
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The Living Edens: Virtual Yellowstone Tour

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students take an online virtual tour of Yellowstone National Park. They act as park rangers to research geological features of Yellowstone, locate these features on maps, and describe and define associated geologic terms.
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LEARN ABOUT INFRARED LIGHT AND INFRARED IMAGING

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze infrared imaging by looking at an image of a familiar geothermal feature, Old Faithful. They recognize the visible light image of the famous geyser, and figure out what the infrared image is showing them.
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WHAT'S HOT IN YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore infrared imaging by first exploring Old Faithful geyser in infrared light. They create their own infrared images of geothermal features using visible light images as a guide.
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Enceladus, I Barely Knew You

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
New ReviewUse spectral knowledge to make discoveries on a distant moon. Small groups gather information from images of one of Saturn's moons. The moon orbits within the E-ring made up of mainly water ice. Using information about the composition of...
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"Texas T"

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine how the discovery of oil replaced cotton and changed the Texas economy from agricultural to industrial. They read primary source documents, define key vocabulary terms, and create a bookmark.
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What's Hot in Yellowstone National Park

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers work in small groups to explore temperature as a measure of the average heat or thermal energy of the particles in a substance. They examine geysers and geological hotspots and volcanic calderas associated with hot springs.

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