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107 resources with the keyterm meteorology

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Study Jams! Weather Instruments

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Concise, yet complete, this set of seven slides describes with photos and text the different basic instruments for measuring weather factors. After viewing, young meteorologists will be able to talk about how to measure humidity, wind...
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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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Meteorology Madness

For Teachers 4th
Young scientists study topics such as the hydrologic cycle, clouds, the atmosphere, air movement, weather fronts, and forecasting the weather. They engage in hands-on activities and experiments with real scientific equipment. 
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What is Earth Science?

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Here is a unique presentation that's on Earth Science. In it, learners see that Earth Science is a science made up of four main categories: Geology, Astronomy, Meteorology, and Oceanography. Pupils are assigned a task. They must find two...
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Our World: What is Weather?

For Teachers 4th - 8th
The four main factors that influence an area's weather (heat, air pressure, wind, moisture), are each discussed in detail in this short but informative video from NASA. The three main climate zones are presented, accompanied by terrific...
2:40
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What is a Cloud?

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Watch this clip and learn about three types of cloud shapes and three types of cloud composition. This clip is very quick and may need to be stopped a few times to ensure maximum concept understanding and retention. Best used for review...
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What is Weather?

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Weather is produced by several factors: heat, air temperature, wind, and moisture. Learn about each factor and how they work together to create the wide variety of weather patterns we see every day. This clip is well done but runs...
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What is a Hurricane?

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Meet hurricane hunters and learn about where hurricanes form and how they occur. Great images, full explanations, and clear narration make this a great clip for learners in grades 3-6. Play this clip prior to or after a lesson on extreme...
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Puzzle it Out

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Pupils study the Earth's climatic system and construct a puzzle that names all of the pieces of the  components involved.  In this Climate lesson, students draw a picture on a puzzle piece depicting a specific component. Pupils then...
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TV Weather Announcers

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Elementary schoolers collect and record weather data for their local area using data from newspapers, Web sites, and television reports. The read and record data daily, and groups prepare a presentation on their findings for the entire...
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Science Crossword Puzzle

For Students 6th - 8th
Class members read 25 clues about all areas of science, including biology, chemistry, weather, physical science, and insert their answers into a crossword puzzle. There is no word bank and the students would need experience with tough...
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Weather Adjectives

For Students 2nd - 4th
How would you describe that twisting, powerful, destructive, ferocious tornado? Have your scholars analyze a tornado using adjectives: students write six adjectives on a graphic organizer, and then use each in a sentence below. This...
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Greatest Discoveries with Bill Nye - Earth Science

For Students 5th - 9th
Have your young scientists take notes on this list of questions while they watch Greatest Discoveries with Bill Nye: Earth Science. This activity is composed to 29 short answer display questions. The video is about earth science topics...
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Branches of Earth Science Wordle

For Students 5th - 9th
Acquaint your class with the 4 branches of earth science with this visual representation of the different branches. Using 4 different colors, learners categorize the provided words into the separate branches of earth science:...
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Weather and Climate: What's the Difference?

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Future weather forecasters collect daily temperatures over a period of time. Afterward, they compare their data with monthly averages, as researched on national weather websites, in order to grasp the difference between weather and...
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Regents High School Examination: Physical Setting Earth Science 2009

For Students 9th - 12th
Junior geologists address 50 multiple choice questions and 35 short answer questions about the earth system. Plenty of visuals are included for interpretation: diagrams, graphs, maps, photographs, laboratory setups, weather symbols, and...
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Regents High School Examination: Physical Setting Earth Science 2010

For Students 9th - 12th
Every topic under the sun is covered in this New York State Regents High School Examination. With the focus of earth science, participants answer 85 quesitons about the solar system, geologic time, rocks and minerals, landforms, and...
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Blame It On El Nino

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students study the weather phenomenon El Nino is and what causes it, and recognize how remote sensing technology can detect and predict El Nino. Students discover how El Nino affects weather conditions throughout the globe through research.
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Microclimate

For Teachers 4th
Learners identify, measure, and average microclimatic temperatures in a particular region. Groups of students are assigned a certain are to be sampled out on the playground, and other areas around the school campus. They record their...
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Severe Weather Trackers

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Students explore weather terminology and the jobs that are associated with it.  In this weather lesson plan students write about thunderstorms and make a tornado. 
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Aurora Recipes

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Learners explore the conditions needed for an aurora curve to exist and determine if any other planet may experience auroras. In this meteorology lesson, students identify what is necessary for an aurora to occur, review facts about...
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Clouds

For Students 4th - 8th
Test your students' science and/or reading comprehension skills with this activity, which provides a page of information about clouds and cloud classification. Both an earth science teacher and a language arts teacher could use this...
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Investigating the Weather

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Learners study, record, and predict weather. They work in groups to create a weather word wall, research and make a barometer, and create a video about weather. They use the Internet to research weather.
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Weathering the Odds

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore the limitations of weather forecasting and how consumer-driven weather forecasting companies attempt to meet the demand for accurate, long-term weather forecasting. They act as meteorologists, researching the weather.