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The Weather Classroom - Atmosphere

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Meteorology learners explore the weight of air, layers of the atmosphere, and air pressure action through a series of discussions, demonstrations, and hands-on group activities. Enough discussion prompts, background information, student...
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Air Bear

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Art can occur all around us and can be created using anything. A New York artist collects plastic bags from the street to create a bear that comes to life with a little air from the subway. The concept in this video is vital; it promotes...
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What is Air? Pre-Assessment

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
First, estimate existing knowledge about air with a class discussion. Then, hand out a 10-question pre-assessment quiz to record how much pupils know to compare to their knowledge later. This will also give mini meteorologists the...
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Bill Nye The Science Guy on The Atmosphere

For Students 5th - 8th
Only a minute and a half long, this video discusses how air acts as an insulator and why air higher in the atmosphere is colder than it is down closer to Earth's surface. He defines the lapse rate and shows how to calculate it. Because...
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For Teachers 4th - 6th
This presentation is about air. What makes it unique is that, in addition to simply providing information about the components of air and the action of air pressure, it  includes a series of four experiments that bring these concepts to...
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Alaska Native Ways of Knowing

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Pupils watch a video on the Alaskan native ways. They examine how knowledge was passed down from elders and how the Alaskans lived with harmony in nature.  Learners then prepare and present a classroom science fair project based on their...
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Temperature and the Density of Air

For Students 6th - 8th
Here is a hands-on activity in which junior scientists put air into a balloon to create a closed system. They measure its circumference, warm it in hot water, and then remeasure its circumference to discover how temperature affects the...
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The Needs of Animals

For Teachers 1st
Here is a two-part lesson plan that starts with the story The Salamander Room. After reading the story students use a digital camera to take pictures of animal habitats in their school yard. The next day student use Kid Pix to place...
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About Air

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Give your class a colorful and tasty representation of the components of the mixture that we call air. Pop a few batches of popcorn in four different colors, one to represent each gas: nitrogen, oxygen, argon, and carbon dioxide. The...
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Compound Species

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students gather pictures of animals, fish, birds, and insects, and sort them by category: land, sea, and air creatures. They choose two of these categories and imaginatively combine part of animals (such as horns, tentacles, fins, floppy...
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Science Discovery Lesson: Air is All Around Us

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore the concept that air is everywhere. They assess that it can't be seen, but is all around us. Each student becomes aware that air takes up space and listen to the book, "Air is All Around You," by Franklin M. Branley.
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Breathe In, Breathe Out

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students study the respiratory system, the lungs and air.  In this respiratory lesson students describe technologies that engineers have found that improve the health of the respiratory system. 
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Weather Fronts: Understanding the Movement of Air

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students study various types of weather fronts and what happens to air at different temperatures.  In this investigative lesson students draw various weather fronts and show the movement of the air then they observe demonstrations of the...
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Air, Air-It's Everywhere!

For Teachers K - 5th
Students engage in experiment activities, which illustrate that air is made of matter, does take up space, and is very important to our health. This lesson contains activities for a variety of grade levels. A very nice idea!
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Trapping CO2

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students investigate climate change and how the properties of carbon dioxide and methane play a part.  In this climate lesson plan students use a chemical reaction to trap CO2 and methane.
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For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students study the classification system of tornadoes.  In this tornado lesson students make their own tornadoes in different mediums.
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Air and Weather

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders study Earth's materials. In this air and weather lesson, 2nd graders note changes in the weather and examine tools that help us study the weather. Students analyze how changes in the environment make changes in the...
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For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore weathering and how the water cycle plays a part in weathering. In this weathering lesson, 2nd graders put gravel and sugar cubes in a jar and shake, simulating weathering. Students use the scientific method to do...
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Demonstrating That Air Has Mass

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders demonstrate that air has mass. In this performance task, 4th graders design an experiment to demonstrate that air has mass. They will illustrate their demonstration and explain their findings.
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What a Gas!

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Learners explore air. In this 3 States of Matter science lesson, students identify the common properties of air. Learners watch a video and participate in two hands-on experiments in which air pressure and the volume of air are...
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Can You Breathe Like a Pinniped?

For Teachers 5th - 9th Standards
Young learners compare the breathing patterns of different animals in this pinniped lesson. They examine the breathing pattern of California sea lions and northern elephant seals. Pupils collect, compare and analyze data concerning...
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Air Engine - Air Races

For Teachers Pre-K
Students conduct an experiment about air volume, density, and pressure. For this air lesson, students discuss air, and how it moves. They make predictions about what will happen during the balloon and string experiment. They document the...
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Air Takes Up Space 2

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students explore whether or not air takes up space. In this lesson on air, students examine an airtight container and realize that water cannot be placed inside it using a funnel since it is already full of air and there is no way for...
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Does Air Really Exist?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore four different work stations to observe the characteristics of air.  In this science lesson, experiments are used to answer four questions about air, and students must conclude an answer from their findings.