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Ocean's Effect on Weather and Climate: Elementary

 
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NSTA Enhanced E-book: Ocean's Effect on Weather and Climate

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Archive: Global Precipitation Measurement Mission: Weather, May 5, 2016

Type: Web Seminar Archive

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Summary: This web seminar took place on May 5, 2016, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern time. The presenters were George Huffman, Deputy Project Scientist for the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Mission and Dorian Janney, GPM Mission Communications and...

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Cruising the Climate With Spreadsheets

Type: Journal Article

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Summary: Electronic spreadsheets and online weather databases are excellent tools for making real-world comparisons of local, national, and global climate trends. The activities described in this article incorporate these tools to help familiarize students with...

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DIY Versus Professional

Type: Journal Article

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Summary: Weather, with its built-in atmospheric laboratory, is a natural source of inquiry. The ever-changing nature of weather provides a constant source of questions to investigate and connects to a multitude of physical science concepts. The question, “How...

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Dress for the Weather

Type: Journal Article

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Summary: “If someone were traveling to our area for the first time during this time of year, what would you tell them to bring to wear? Why?” This question was used to engage students in a guided-inquiry unit about how climate differs from weather. In this lesson,...

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Methods and Strategies: Making the Climate Connection

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Summary: This article presents classroom resources for teaching both weather and climate along with background resources for teachers who want to beef up their own knowledge in the subjects. In addition, the author proposes learning progressions that teachers...

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Ocean's Effect on Climate and Weather: Global Circulation Patterns

Type: Science Object

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Summary: Science Objects are two hour on-line interactive inquiry-based content modules that help teachers better understand the science content they teach. This Science Object, co-developed between NOAA and NSTA, is the third of four Science Objects in the Ocean’s...

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Ocean's Effect on Weather and Climate: Changing Climate

Type: Science Object

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Summary: Science Objects are two hour on-line interactive inquiry-based content modules that help teachers better understand the science content they teach. This Science Object, co-developed between NOAA and NSTA, is the fourth of four Science Objects in the Ocean’s...

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Ocean's Effect on Weather and Climate: Global Climate Patterns

Type: Science Object

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Summary: Science Objects are two hour on-line interactive inquiry-based content modules that help teachers better understand the science content they teach. This Science Object, co-developed between NOAA and NSTA, is the first of four Science Objects in the Ocean’s...

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Ocean's Effect on Weather and Climate: Global Precipitation and Energy

Type: Science Object

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Summary: Science Objects are two hour on-line interactive inquiry-based content modules that help teachers better understand the science content they teach. This Science Object, co-developed between NOAA and NSTA, is the second of four Science Objects in the Ocean’s...

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Weather

Type: Book Chapter

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Summary: As a thesaurus of science concepts, The Everyday Science Sourcebook, Revised 2nd Edition: Ideas for Teaching in Elementary and Middle School provides easy access to science activities that teach science concepts that correspond to national standards....

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Weather’s Central Actor: Water

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Summary: Water plays an important role in weather, not only as a liquid in rivers, lakes, oceans, and clouds, but also as a vapor in the atmosphere and as a solid in snow, glaciers, ice, and clouds. The total quantity of water in all forms in Earth’s hydrosphere...