Modelling Tropical Cyclones
Students interpret the simulation of a cyclone using an animated model. They make a plasticine model of a cyclone, describe some of the main characteristics of a cyclone and explain the use of satellites in detecting and tracking cyclones.
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How do living and non-living structures affect coral reef habitats?
Students create model coral reefs showing surface area and including examples of communities. For this coral reef lesson, students research and explore the functions or benefits from a coral reef. Students design a benthic habitat....
5th - 6th Math
New Review The Intertropical Convergence Zone
Young scientists know it is hotter along the equator, but why is it also rainier? Through the process of completing two experiments and a worksheet, scholars discover the answer is the intertropical convergence zone. First, they...
3rd - 11th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Torrents, Droughts, and Twisters - Oh My!
What is causing the extreme weather happening around the planet? Middle and high schoolers read about climate change as a possible link to such phenomena. Then they form groups to discuss and research one of the types of weather events....
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable