Charting Seasonal Changes
Students research the Earth's patterns of rotation and revolution, create a chart and graph of these patterns and use them to explain the causes of night and day and summer and winter.
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Is Climate Change Good for Us?
Is it really that big of a deal if the global climate undergoes a little change? Young environmentalists consider this very question as they discuss in small groups the impact of different climate change scenarios on their lives, their...
6th - 10th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Interactive Laboratory Activities for Secondary Education
Do you think the lab smells like rotten eggs? Sorry to hear about your sulfering. A set of five experiments covers many different topics including seasons, gravity, food, precipitation, and photosynthesis. Though not presented as a...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Case Study The Milankovitch Cycles and Their Affect on Climate Change
Are Milankovitch cycles responsible for climate change? The last installment of a four-part module on weather and climate focuses on the cycles for eccentricity, obliquity, and precession of the equinoxes. Scholars investigate how these...
7th - 12th Science
New Review Understanding Climate Change and Nature's Role in Creating Resilience
They say you can't control the weather — but maybe we can! A two-week unit explores climate change, humans' role in it, and nature's adaptation due to climate change. Learners research each topic with a focus on local and state information.
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed