Differences Between Climate and Weather
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This activity will provide students with first hand knowledge of local weather changes and how they relates to local climates. After this activity students will understand the general distinctions between weather and climate, that daily weather measurements are highly variable compared to long-term climate data, and appreciate the difficulty of identifying climate trends based on limited data. The instructor guide contains detailed background material, learning goals, alignment to national standards, grade level/time, details on materials and preparation, procedure, assessment ideas, and modifications for alternative learners.

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Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science, Atmospheric Science:Climatology
Resource Type: Activities:Classroom Activity
Grade Level: Middle (6-8)
Climate Literacy Principles: The Nature of Science:Weather/Climate Differences
Topics: Climate, Atmosphere