Global Winds Teacher Resources
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Introduction to Wind EnergyLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The U.S. produced enough wind energy in 2015 to power all of the homes in Alaska, California, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Hawaii, Idaho, Maine, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Dakota, Rhode Island, South Dakota, and...
Study Jams! Air Pressure & WindLesson Planet
4 mins 5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Blow your class away with a gust of humor as they watch this video about air pressure and wind. Along the way, they find that the density of air (as determined by temperature, altitude, and water vapor content) leads to air pressure...
Environment: How'd That Pollution Get There?Lesson Planet
6th - 12th
Students examine how global wind and water patterns aid in the spread of worldwide pollution. In groups, they read articles about the domino effect of pollution and create posters displaying its journey. On blank world maps, students...
Understanding the C’s: Wind Circulation, Coriolis Effect, Surface Currents, Ocean Currents and ClimateLesson Planet
7th CCSS: Designed
There's more to climate than just the weather — explore the different components that affect weather with an enlightening resource. A hands-on unit takes an inquiry-based approach to studying wind and ocean currents. Learners discover...
A Laboratory Simulation of Ocean Surface CurrentsLesson Planet
6th - 8th
Stimulate interest in ocean currents with a simulation. The first installment of a five-part middle school series teaches future oceanographers about the forces that interact to cause ocean currents. A simulation shows how wind and the...