In the Rain Shadow

Students charts the rainfall averages on either side of a mountain range. In this water cycle activity, students discover that mountain ranges affect weather patterns. Students pretend they are air traffic controllers and must calculate the ash fall out from a Mt St Helen's eruption.

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Resource Details

Grade
4th - 8th
Subjects
Earth Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
3 days
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
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