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The Physics of Fluid Mechanics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
In this collection, Pascal’s law, Archimedes’ Principle, and Bernoulli’s Principle aid young engineers in understanding the physics of fluid mechanics. Armed with the knowledge of how forces are applied to fluids, scholars design...
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Why with Bill Nye!

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Find out Why with Bill Nye in a nine-video collection in which he details the science behind NASA's  Juno Mission to Jupiter.  Although dated, the satellite was launched in 2011 and went into orbit around Jupiter in 2016, the science...
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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! Severe Storms

For Students 4th - 8th
Tornadoes and hurricanes and blizzards, oh my! Severe storms are always occurring somewhere on the planet. By reading through these slides, learners discover the characteristics of each type. Have them do this as homework and then take...
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Bill Nye and Jupiter's Super Storm

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
How is it possible for a storm to rage nonstop for three centuries? Bill Nye explains the phenomenon of Jupiter's Great Red Spot during an engaging video. Other topics include the storm's apparent lack of movement, how researchers...
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Reconstructing a Storm Interactive

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The most powerful storms on Earth threaten thousands of communities worldwide each year. With access to the data, images, and tools scientists use to track storms, budding storm chasers investigate the development and impact of massive...
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Editing and Publishing the Storm

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Have your class edit and publish the descriptive writing of The Storm. As they read, they look for punctuation and spelling errors. Afterward, they look for usage errors. A final writing assignment, with rubric, is included.
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Severe Storms

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Approximately 2,000 thunderstorms happen simultaneously across the planet at any given time—that's a lot! Beginning with how clouds form, NOVA describes the conditions needed for storms to develop, and highlights the three factors that...
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Massive Solar Storms

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Watch and find out how NASA used two satellites orbiting the sun to capture amazing information about solar storms. You'll learn how these satellites were used and what they are able to tell us about our sun. This is an interesting clip!
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Quantifying Dust Bowl Storms

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Why did the Dust Bowl of the 1930s occur? What were leading causes and what areas did the great dust storms affect? These questions kick off a highly informative look at the causes and solutions for the American Dust Bowl. The...
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The Storming of The Bastille July 14. 1789 (Part 1/3)

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Watch actors reenact the Storming of the Bastille! Chaos was rampant as anarchy swept through the streets. A revolution was underway as King Louis XVI could not control the populace. Pictures and narration enhance this clip. Watch part...
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Weather and Climate: storms

For Teachers 9th
The main types of storms are described in this presentation and characteristic facts are given. The main details thunderstorms, tornadoes, hurricanes and winter storms formations are listed. Geographical features that affect weather...
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Solar Storms

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Did you know our sun has the power to make telegraphs work and cell phones cease to work? Show a video that explains solar storms and their impact on us. It describes what solar storms are, when and why they happen, and the good and the...
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The Big Bad Storm

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Get ready for the big storm with a vocabulary activity! Using a word bank and context clues, young learners fill in the blanks in a passage about a day at the park that leads to stormy weather.
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Winter and Summer Storms Scenarios

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders discover the patterns that create summer and winter storms. Working in groups, they create model storms for summer and winter. Students discuss the reasons why summer storms and winter storms are different and explain...
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The Effects of Storms

For Students 7th - 8th
An excellent way to review a chapter or unit on storms, this worksheet features vocabulary review (gust, evacuation, storm surge, salinity), concept review (effects and details about hurricanes), skills/process review (normal high tide...
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Solar Storms

For Students 8th - 10th
In this solar storms worksheet, students use an on line source to read newspaper stories about scientific theories and hypothesis related to space weather phenomena. Students answer 7 questions about past solar storms and compare ideas...
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Solar Storms-Fractions and Percentages

For Students 8th - 10th
In this solar storms worksheet, students find the percentage of X-Flares and Halo CMEs that occurred in solar storms and complete a Venn Diagram comparing the numbers of each.
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The Sky Is The Limit: : Exploring Clouds & Storms

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students explore the internet world of Second Life and describe the physical properties of storms and clouds. In this storms and clouds lesson plan, students give a presentation on weather patterns.
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Storm Seekers

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers explore storms and compare the similarities and differences of hurricanes and tornadoes through the use of a Venn diagram. They conduct interviews as part of their research into the myths and legends of storms.
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Eye of the Storm Scavenger Hunt

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this storms worksheet, students access the Internet to a specific website to research the answers to five short answer questions associated with a variety of different types of storms.
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Seeing Solar Storms in STEREO-I

For Students 8th - 10th
In this geometric calculations of solar storms worksheet, learners use a diagram indicating the location of 2 STEREO satellites, the earth and the sun to calculate the distance between a Coronal Mass Ejection and the Earth. They use...
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Seeing Solar Storms in STEREO-II

For Students 11th - 12th
In this solar storms worksheet, students use a diagram given the location of two STEREO spacecraft satellites, a coronal mass ejection, the sun and the Earth to solve 2 problems about the coronal mass ejection. Students use segments,...
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Solar Storms: Odds, Fractions and Percentages

For Students 8th - 10th
In this solar storms activity, students read about the correlation between different astronomical events to find patters and new 'laws' of nature. Students use given statistical information about solar flares and coronal mass ejections...