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The Effects of Color on Heat Absorption And Climate

Students conduct an experiment to determine the effects of soil color on its day and night time temperatures. In small groups, they prepare dishes of black soil, brown peat moss, and white sand. They record the temperature changes when a light is shinning on the dishes and when it is turned off.

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Resource Details

6th - 9th
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
1 hr
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning