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Everest Education Expedition

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Young explorers investigate the biodiversity of Mount Everest and the Himalayan Mountain ecosystem through hands-on and interactive activities. They examine the effects of climate change on the mountains, analyze maps, take a virtual...
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Measuring Elevation Past and Present

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
After viewing a short video about a climb up Mount Everest, high schoolers read about triangulation for measuring distant elevations. Have your class work in groups to construct an inclinometer and then use it to measure the height of...
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Views and Elevations

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The view depends upon location. A short video introduces the idea of views and elevations of 3-D figures. Using figures composed of cubes, the presenter creates their front, side, and plan views. The last figure requires the viewer to...
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Lost in the City with a Clinometer

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Come look at trigonometry from a different angle. To begin a simple activity, scholars view a video of someone using a clinometer to find the angle of elevation to the top of a building. They then use a diagram that shows the building's...
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Meet Mount Everest

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Learning about one landform might seem boring to some, but using the resource provided practically guarantees scholar interest. The second in a sequential series of eight covering the topic of Mount Everest includes activities such as a...
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Who’s on Top?

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
What's it like to climb Mount Everest? An educational resource encourages an in-depth knowledge of Mount Everest's scientific missions through a variety of activities, including an analysis of maps, a KWL chart, videos, a simulation, and...
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If Hot Air Rises, Why Is it Cold in the Mountains?

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Investigate the relationship between temperature and pressure. Learners change the pressure of a sample of air and monitor its temperature. They learn that as air decreases its pressure, its thermal energy converts to kinetic energy.
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Constructing and Visualizing Topographic Profiles

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Militaries throughout history have used topography information to plan strategies, yet many pupils today don't understand it. Scholars use Legos and a contour gauge to understand how to construct and visualize topographic profiles. This...
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The Distance Between Two Rational Numbers

For Teachers 7th Standards
There has to be a better way than counting. Pupils find the distance on a number line between rational numbers by counting. Through a discussion, the class sees the connection between absolute value and the distance between two points....
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Nets, Plans, and Elevations

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
A dimensional resource teaches viewers to recognize 2-D views of 3-D objects and how to match nets with their 3-D figures. Individuals draw different views of three-dimensional objects including views from the front, side elevations and...
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Clouds

For Teachers 5th - 9th Standards
Support science instruction with a combination of engaging activities and skills-based worksheets that focus on clouds. Learners take part in grand discussions, write an acrostic poem, complete graphic organizers, solve word puzzles, and...
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Normal Stuff in Not-So-Normal Places

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
How do everyday materials behave in unusual environments? is the driving question of this entertaining video about the properties of matter. To answer the question, the boiling point of water is examined at ground level, at the top of...
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Designing a Hiking Trail

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Put your students' map skills to the test with this engaging cross-curricular project. Given the task of developing new hiking trails for their local community, young cartographers must map out beginner and intermediate paths that meet a...
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Seasons Lab Book

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Unlock the mystery behind seasonal change with a collection of worksheets and activities. Whether they are drawing pictures of Earth's orbit around the sun or graphing the temperature and daylight hours of different locations from around...
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Exploring Biomes Lesson 5: You Need a Vacation

For Teachers 6th - 10th
In cooperative groups, emerging ecologists research assigned biomes found in Arizona. Combining photos and facts, they use PowerPoint to produce a fully automated commercial that lasts 45 seconds. In addition to the lesson outline,...
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Exploring Biomes Lesson 2: Biome Research

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Learners view a PowerPoint presentation on biomes and their classifications. Divide them into groups and assign them each an individual biome to research. There are pictures of the PowerPoint slides and notes about what to teach for...
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Exploring Arizona's Biotic Communities Lesson 5: Group Presentations

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Although a group presentation is not novel assignment, this one provides supporting resources: a newsletter introducing the project and a grading rubric. Each group is assigned a different biotic community in Arizona to research and...
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Customized Topographic Maps and Models

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore the information depicted on topographic maps. They construct a 3-D topographic map of a local area. They go on a field trip to the depicted area and compare the 'real world' with their models.
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Jeopardy - Earth Sciences

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Questions about water, weather, geology, astronomy, and the scientific process make up this Jeopardy game. It is a pretty well-rounded set of slides, although you may want to be aware that a few of the questions are specific to the state...
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Exploring Hawaiian Mountain Zones

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders watch a video that describes the climate and vegetation zones of Hawaii. They describe the different physical conditions that create vegetation zones from the sea to the mountains. In groups, they create an illustrated...
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Forces in Fluids

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Buoyancy is the fine line between a ship and a submarine. The presentation covers fluid pressure, air pressure, Pascal's Principle, elevation, Archimedes Principle, buoyancy, and Bernoulli's Principle.
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Forest Communities

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students identify tree specimens.  In this tree specimens lesson, students collect different parts of a tree from the areas around the school or their home.  They then work in groups to create booklet that identifies tree specimens. 
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The Flow of Fresh Water

For Students 6th - 10th
In this water flow worksheet, students complete 15 word puzzles, a word search, and 2 picture puzzles about the flow of water and erosion.
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I Can't Take the Pressure!

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore the concept of air pressure. Using candy or cookie wafers to model how air pressure changes with altitude, they conduct an aluminum can crushing experiment, compare the magnitude to gravitational force per unit area,...