Middle schoolers assemble snow goggle models and discuss how snow goggles change the amount of light shining in their eyes.
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Snow Goggles and Limiting Sunlight
Why would someone need contact lenses that offer UV protection? With a 28-page packet full of instruction and worksheets, students discuss solar radiation and its potential harm to eyes. They make snow goggles similar to ones hunters...
5th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Weather and Seasons: Mt. Seymour Winter Fieldtrip
Students explore winter adaptations and glare. In this winter weather lesson plan, students discuss the season of winter and how animals and plants adapt to the changing weather. Students discuss the glare off snow and make goggles for...
K - 7th Science
Volcanos and the Atmosphere
In the summer of 1815, snow fell every month in New England. Was this related to the volcanic eruption of Tambora in Indonesia earlier in the year? Young scientists design their own experiments to research the long-term effect a volcanic...
7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Winter Advisory: The Effect of Salt on the Freezing Point of Water
Why do we salt roads when they have ice on them? Middle school physical scientists experiment to find out that salt lowers the freezing point of water. This classic lab experiment has a practical application and is also designed to meet...
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Designed