Precipitation Teacher Resources
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Climate Change or Climate Variability: Making Sense of U.S. Temperature and Precipitation DataLesson Planet
7th - 12th
Is climate change real or fake news? Scholars use provided temperature and precipitation data to identify whether climate is changing. They consider the effect of changing climate on agriculture and the environment.
The Properties of Water: "Dead Or Alive"Lesson Planet
2nd - 4th
Students study the water cycle and create a booklet entitled: "Discover the Wonder of Water" They observe and record data regarding evaporation, condensation, and precipitation and how water moves from a solid to a liquid to a gas. They...
How Much Water is Available in the Atmosphere for Precipitation?Lesson Planet
7th - 12th
Students explore the relationship between the amount of water in the atmosphere available for precipitation and the actual precipitation observed by satellite. They examine seasonal changes in precipitation. They practice using Internet...
How Bacteria Make It Rain (with Kim Prather)Lesson Planet
4 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Scientists question how the oceans and the atmosphere get along. An installment in a longer science series investigates this relationship and current research exploring the types of materials that oceans release into the atmosphere....
When It Rains It Pours More Drought and More Heavy RainfallLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Which is worse — drought or flooding? Neither is helpful to the environment, and both are increasing due to climate change. The 16th activity in a series of 21 covers the average precipitation trends for two different climates within the...
Where’s the Water?: Acting Out Science CyclesLesson Planet
2nd - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
Young scientists transform themselves into rivers, oceans, clouds, and drops of water in order to explore the water cycle. After assigning and explaining to students their different roles in the activity, the teacher reads aloud a...