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232 resources with the keyterm precipitation

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Where’s the Water?: Acting Out Science Cycles

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Young scientists transform themselves into rivers, oceans, clouds, and drops of water in order to explore the water cycle. After assigning and explaining to young scholars their different roles in the activity, the teacher reads aloud a...
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My Weather Station

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
A printable weather station that will blow you away, this includes tools that little meteorologists can use to display their observations of daily weather conditions. There is a gauge where they can slide a pointer to show the...
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Erosion and Landslides

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
A professional-quality PowerPoint, which includes links to footage of actual landslides in action, opens this moving lesson. Viewers learn what conditions lead to erosion and land giving way. They simulate landslides with a variety of...
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Rain Gauge Activity

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Complete teacher narrative and presentation slides for teaching about Earth's water make up the bulk of this lesson. Embedded within the slide show, you will find videos about the water cycle, keeping track of the limited supply of fresh...
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Science of the Winter Olympic Games: Science of Snow

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Physical science fans find out how supercooled water droplets in the clouds can become crystalline snowflakes. They learn about the categories of snowflakes (plates and columns) and the variables that determine their patterns...
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What Is the Water Cycle?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Small groups place sand and ice in a covered box, place the box in the sunlight, then observe as evaporation, condensation, and precipitation occur. These models serve as miniature water cycles and demonstrations of the three phases of...
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For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Here is an outstanding presentation on weather that is perfect for early-elementary learners. In it, pupils view slides that describe different types of weather, weather events, view beautiful photos of clouds, see some of the...
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The Water Cycle

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore the major components of the water cycle. They pay close attention to evaporation, condensation, and precipitation. A water cycle kit is set up in the classroom, which learners observe for a couple of days before the...
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Splish! Splash! From the Bath to my Glass

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
An excellent lesson on the water cycle! In it, learners should gain a general understanding of the water cycle, along with how water first falls as precipitation, then ends up coming out of our faucets. This lesson nicely integrates...
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"Lettuce" Learn About the Water Cycle

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Young scientists investigate the water cycle through a lettuce seed experiment. For this experiment, learners plant lettuce seeds inside of a ziplock bag in order to create a small greenhouse. They observe condensation and precipitation,...
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The Water Cycle

For Students 3rd - 5th
The water cycle is a fascinating process! Introduce young scientists to the water cycle using a colorful worksheet. Complete with "before reading," "during reading," and "after reading" questions, this presents the water cycle to...
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Water Cycle Lesson Plan

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
After conducting experiments with a sponge, ice water, and a soda bottle your young scientists become familiar with the water cycle through experiment, song, hand motions and drawing. Students sing about the water cycle and discuss what...
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Follow the Water Cycle

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Discuss where we find water and the source of rain with your kindergartners. The basics of the water cycle will become more clear as they sing songs and participate in an experiment where they see the stages in the water cycle.
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Effects of Water

For Teachers 4th - 7th
To prepare for a performance task assessment, class members review the stages of the water cycle and then individuals assume the roles of drops of water for a Reader's Theater exercise. The script, a graphic depicting the water cycle,...
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How to Make Snow (If You're Not Elsa)

For Students 5th - 9th
Low temperature and, more surprisingly, low humidity, are required for snow formation. The process is explained for middle schoolers, with a few references to the Disney film, Frozen, just for fun. This cool video is a crisp addition to...
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Geographical Influences

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
"If global warming is real, why is it so cold?" Distinguishing the difference between weather and climate is important when it comes to understanding our planet. In these activities, young scientists look at the climate patterns in a...
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Study Jams! The Water Cycle

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Will tomorrow's soccer game be rained out? That depends on the water cycle. An animated feature explains precipitation, evaporation, transpiration, and condensation with diagrams and dialogue between Sam and RJ as they huddle under a...
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The Water Cycle

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Bring the water cycle to life through poetry. This introductory explanation rhymes from start to finish, making the water cycle process memorable and fun. Great images showing the process make this a good video to show learners in grades...
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Science & Nature Information : What Is the Water Cycle?

For Teachers 4th - 8th
An expert on the water cycle is featured giving a lecture about the basics of the water cycle. The teacher stands at a whiteboard that has a particularly good illustration that shows how the cycle works quite nicely. He makes a special...
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Weather instruments

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore weather instruments. In this weather lesson, students make rain gauges, anemometers, and barometers following the instructions given in the lesson. Students set up a weather station using their instruments and record and...
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The Potential Consequences of Climate Variability and Change

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Learners analyze the impact of climate variability and change utilizing a broad span of topics over a wide range of grade levels. This three lesson plan unit is easily adapted for the various instructional levels listed.
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Does cloud type affect rainfall?

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Student use MY NASA DATA to obtain precipitation and cloud type data. They create graphs of data within MY NASA DATA. Students compare different cloud types, compare precipitation, and cloud type data They qualitatively describe graphs...
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The Fabled Maine Winter

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students graph and analyze scientific data.  In this research lesson students use the Internet to obtain data then draw conclusions about what they found. 
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Dry Season and 'Green' Season in Costa Rica

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students explore the seasonal changes in Costa Rica.  In this dry season lesson plan students use the Internet to locate science data then generate data for precipitation.