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In the Rain Shadow

Students charts the rainfall averages on either side of a mountain range. In this water cycle lesson plan, 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
2 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
3 days
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Technology
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