The Atmosphere Then and Now
High schoolers recall details about the formation of the earth and early atmosphere. They name the layers of the atmosphere and compare amounts of atmospheric nitrogen, oxygen, and argon. Formulate questions about global warming.
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Climate and Forest Ecosystem Services
Forests, through sequestration, capture excess carbon dioxide in our atmosphere and store it, aiding in climate change. The third installment in a four-part series on how climate impacts forests explores carbon sequestration. Classes...
10th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Climate Change Around the World
It is unknown if cloud cover increases in response to carbon dioxide levels changing, helping climate change slow down, or if cloud cover decreases, allowing Earth to warm faster. Part four in the series of five lessons has classes...
7th - 9th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Pressure: How Does a Straw Work?
A straw is a simple thing ... with a much more complex explanation. Discover the molecular interactions that create pressure through a video from JFR Science. The resource demonstrates pressure in a variety of ways, then explains how and...
10 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
How to Make a Cloud in Your Mouth
Could you make a cloud with only what you have on you right now? The video explains how to use only your mouth to create a cloud, no matter the temperature outside. It also discusses the physics principles allowing this to occur, various...
4 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Creating and Analyzing Graphs of Tropospheric Ozone
Young scholars create and analyze graphs using archived atmospheric data to compare the ozone levels of selected regions around the world. They locate and identify geographical regions using latitude and longitude. Students graph...
7th - 12th Science
How Does Your Garden Grow? Discovering How Weather Patterns Affect Natural Cycles
For the warm-up in this cool climate lesson, you will need to click on "Mapping" and then "US Mapping" once you arrive at NOAA's "US Climate at a Glance" page. Earth science explorers realize that 2012 was a warm winter for us. They read...
7th - 12th Science