In this climate activity, students will compare the climates of tropical and polar regions. Then students will determine what factors scientists use to determine the climate of a region. This activity has 6 short answer questions.
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It's All in the Name: Weather Versus Climate
What goes up when rain comes down? An umbrella! Activity eight in the series of 12 explores weather and climate. In pairs, participants analyze maps, watch a short video, create a weather forecast, and complete a reading to determine the...
5th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
A Tale of Two Teeth: A Hands-On Discussion About Climate Change
Sink your teeth into an engaging instructional activity on climate change! Science sleuths examine the prehistoric central Florida ecosystem through fossil analysis and a Socratic discussion. The easy-to-follow teacher's plan provides...
5th - 8th Science
Study Jams! Weather & Climate
Introducing your class to weather concepts is a breeze with this fresh film! It differentiates between weather and climate, describes the factors that affect weather (temperature, air pressure and humidity), and displays Earth's climate...
3rd - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable