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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...
12 Items in Unit Module
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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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Activity Book: Discover Your Changing World With NOAA

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Introduce middle schoolers to the essential principles of climate science with a collection of 10 activities. Class members learn about the Earth’s climate systems, factors that change these systems, and the impacts of those changes....
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Climate Change in My Backyard: Grades 5-6, Unit 2

For Teachers 5th - 6th Standards
In the second unit in a series of four, fifth and sixth graders learn about the difference between weather and climate. Scholars look at historical and recent climate data, regional and global trends, to understand that climate change...
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Great Weather We've Been Having!

For Teachers K - 3rd
Determining the weather is more than looking out the window. Use a collection of worksheets and lessons for your littlest meteorologists in your unit about different kinds of weather.
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What's the Weather?

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
How many jackets do you need to stay warm and climb Mount Everest? An informatie resource covers the topic of Mount Everest, the resource helps young scientists discover the difference between climate and weather. Activities include...
1 In 1 Collection
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Historical Climate Cycles

For Teachers 5th - 6th Standards
What better way to make predictions about future weather and climate patterns than with actual climate data from the past? Young climatologists analyze data from 400,000 to 10,000 years ago to determine if climate has changed over time....
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Conceptualizing Module II - Putting It All Together

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
"Creativity is just connecting things." - Steve Jobs. After weeks of researching climate change, the ninth instructional activity in a series of 21 combines the data and analysis to address essential questions. It covers natural...
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Getting the Most out of Teaching with Newspapers

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
No matter what subject you're teaching, you'll find some fun and innovative ideas for using newspapers in your classroom with a helpful resource. Based on Getting the Most Out of Teaching with Newspapers by Rebecca Olien, the series of...
1 In 1 Collection
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How Do We Know?: Make Additional Weather Sensors; Set Up a Home Weather Station

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Viewers learn about three different weather measurement tools in installment five of the 10-part Discover Your Changing World series. They build weather vanes to collect data on wind speed, barometers to determine air pressure, and rain...
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How's the Weather?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Young meteorologists explore different aspects of the weather while learning about measurement devices. They build instruments and then set up a weather station outside and measure temperature, humidity, air pressure, wind speed, and...
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Sensors, Sensors…..Everywhere! Middle School Meteorologist Create Weather Bots!

For Teachers 6th - 8th
My forecast is that you'll want to use the resource. Pupils design and create a weather bot as part of a project-based unit. These bots should be able to measure temperature, humidity, barometric pressure, wind speed and direction, and...
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The Parched Plains

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
How do meteorologists differentiate between droughts and dry spells? Introduce the concepts of weather forecasting and prediction with an insightful research-based lesson from the K20 series. Partners synthesize individual research from...
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Weather 1

For Students K - 4th
Match weather words with pictures in a weather vocabulary worksheet. Beginning readers look at pictures of various weather patterns and choose/write the word that describes the weather. They create a map and write about the weather...
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Words Related to Weather: Vocabulary Activities

For Students 4th - 6th
Study all things weather with a packet of weather vocabulary activities. The 12-page packet includes three crosswords varying in difficulty, a mixed letter sort, a sentence sort, weather word search, and fill-in-the-blank sentences with...
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Play Ball! – Or Not…Making a Decision Using Weather Data

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Should the game go on or not? An engaging lesson asks small groups to make a decision using weather data. After analyzing a map, an updated forecast, and radar information, groups have to decide whether to cancel a baseball game. They...
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It's All in the Name: Weather Versus Climate

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
What goes up when rain comes down? An umbrella! Activity eight in the series of 12 explores weather and climate. In pairs, participants analyze maps, watch a short video, create a weather forecast, and complete a reading to determine the...
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Groundhog Paper Craft

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
Get crafty this Groundhog's Day with a hands-on activity that combines creativity and making predictions. Scholars color, cut out, and put together a friendly image of a groundhog and showcase whether they feel the weather will be sunny...
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Groundhog's Day Graphing

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
This Groundhog's Day, challenge scholars to predict, estimate, tally, and graph in a weather-themed instructional activity in which class members play the role of the groundhog to forecast the weather come February second. 
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The History of Groundhog Day

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Why do we rely on a Groundhog to determine when Spring will arrive? Find out with a brief yet informative video that details the history of Groundhog Day.       
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The Weather Channel Virtual Field Trip – Severe Winter Weather

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
As young meterologists learn about extreme winter weather forecasts, they find themselves taking a journey into the past by interviewing their family members to share their memories of the worse winter storm or winter weather disaster...
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Skill Building with the Newspaper

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
Extra, extra, read all about it! Use a newspaper as the primary resource in a special education classroom to teach reading, writing, and math skills. The activities help class members build their reading skills as well as their knowledge...
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El Niño and Why It's so Hard to Predict the Weather

For Students 6th - 12th
Learn how conditions in the Pacific Ocean result in El Niño, how El Niño changes weather patterns, and why it's difficult to predict what effect El Niño will have in any given year. Welcome to Chaos Theory.
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Simple Barometer

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Barometers are instruments that measure atmospheric pressure, yet meteorologists use these to predict weather. In the activity, pairs or groups of learners make their own barometers and use them to determine if fair or rainy weather is...