How's The Weather?
Students make a box and whiskers plot using the TI-73 graphing calculator. Each student would have their own calculator but they would work in small groups of two or three to help each other enter the data and make the plots.
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Stochastic and Deterministic Modeling
Explore the difference between stochastic and deterministic modeling through programming. First have the class write algorithms for relatively simple tasks using pseudocode. Use the Python 2.7 program app to simulate Mendel's Pea Pod...
11th - Higher Ed Math CCSS: Designed
Cloudy Climate Change: How Clouds Affect Earth's Temperature
While clouds may not make for the most enjoyable weather, they play an important role when it comes to regulating the temperature of the earth. Watch this video and learn how these giant masses of water droplets actually help to cool the...
7 mins 7th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
Using the Synoptic Code for the Prediction of Weather
Students interpret the synoptic code. They construct a thermoscreen with an anemometer. Students identify different types of clouds and understand and read barometric pressure. Students predict weather pattern as they apply to fronts.
9th - Higher Ed Science
How Does Your Smartphone Know Your Location?
When your smartphone tells you the weather of your current location or gives you directions to the nearest gas station, there's more going on that you might realize. Follow along with this short video as it explains how satellites,...
5 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
Exploring Weather Conditions Through Painting
Your advanced class will paint a picture of a particular weather condition. In this painting lesson students describe elements of art in pieces of artwork. They analyze the weather and seasons in the artwork. The students use paper,...
9th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts