Charting Seasonal Changes
Learners 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.
13 Views 53 Downloads
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