Eighth graders collect data on temperatures of the air above different surfaces. They draw conclusions between heat and air pollution.
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Svalbard Islands and Our Community
The LeConte glacier, located in Alaska, has retreated 2.5 miles over the last 80 years. Through an inquiry-based activity, individuals analyze glaciers found throughout the world and their changes over time. They then measure a model of...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Urban Heat Island Effect - Lesson 2 (Grades 8-9)
Students use the scientific process to show that when various surfaces are exposed to similar environmental conditions, surface temperatures may vary. They examine the "urban heat island" phenomenon and analyze why it increases energy...
8th - 9th Science