Students investigate the relationship between temperature and humidity. The graphs of weather data gathered and plotted for for an assigned period of time are analyzed and the interpretations shared with the class.
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The Weather Channel Virtual Field Trip – Tornadoes
Tornadoes are violent and destructive, yet most people are fascinated by them. Topics such as safety and emergency preparedness are covered, in addition to hands-on activities like making a tornado in a bottle and plotting/mapping...
3rd - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Observing Monsoon Weather Patterns with TRMM Data
Follow a fabulous slide show on how monsoons form and how satellite technology is being used to observe the phenomena, explaining why they occur. Afterward, visit the TRMM (Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission) website to access actual...
6th - 8th Science
Shedding Light on the Weather with Relative Humidity
Learners study weather using a graphing calculator in this activity. They collect data for temperature and relative humidity for every hour over a day from the newspaper, then place the data in their handheld calculator and examine it...
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed