Northern Hemisphere Teacher Resources
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Polar Detectives: Using Ice Core Data to Decode Past Climate Mysteries
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
How does examining an ice core tell us about weather? Learners set up and explore fake ice cores made of sugar, salt, and ash to represent historical snowfall and volcanic eruptions. From their setups, scholars determine what caused the...
Why Do Hurricanes Go Counterclockwise in the Northern Hemisphere?
6th - 12th
Test your class' coordination as they model the Coriolis Effect. Forming a large circle, learners move to the right as they try to toss a ball to the person across from them. The movement of the circle represents the rotation of the...
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The Winter Solstice is the subject of a collection of materials that has young scientists watching videos, conducting experiments, and making calculations, all to investigate the scientific concepts behind the shortest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere.
The Truth About Toilet Swirl - Southern Hemisphere
8 mins 9th - 12th
Which way does your toilet water flow? A lesson in the Verisatium playlist explores the Coriolis Effect by examining the flow of water in both the Northern and Southern Hemispheres. The team designs an experiment to control for all...
The Arctic vs. the Antarctic
4 mins 3rd - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Compare and contrast the two poles as you watch this film. Using attractive animation, characteristics of the Arctic and Antarctic regions are presented with straightforward narration by a young lady. Viewers find out about the physical...