How Can Storms Be Tracked?
In this storm learning exercise, students will brainstorms what meteorologists track, why they track them, and how they track them. The students will write their ideas into a chart.
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Unit 2: Global to Local: Understanding My Place in the Hydrosphere
What does the ground around your home have to do with water pollution? Young ecologists learn about their local watershed and create their own cause-and-effect models of the hydrosphere.
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Investigation: Conservation of Energy
By rolling marbles down a six-foot length of track, physical scientists determine how much energy is lost to heat. It is recommended that you opt for the foam pipe insulation track because more friction slows the marble, allowing...
5th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
How Can Work Be Done with Water Power? Activity B
In this second of three activities, energy engineers plan and create a hydropower dam as they learn how hydroelectric power plants generate electricity. A hydropower puzzle is also included, which can be worked on by teams that finish...
6th - 8th Science
The Weather Channel Virtual Field Trip – Severe Winter Weather
As young meterologists learn about extreme winter weather forecasts, they find themselves taking a journey into the past by interviewing their family members to share their memories of the worse winter storm or winter weather disaster...
3rd - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable