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Earth Artistically Balanced

Lunar and Planetary Institute
Students first learn about the complexities of Earth's climate system and the different factors contributing to Earth's energy balance. Then, students categorize the factors that influence ...
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Subject: Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climate Change
Resource Type: Activities

Weather Stations: Temperature and Pressure

Lunar and Planetary Institute
Children discover the relationship between temperature and pressure in the lower atmospheres of Jupiter and Earth. They chart the increasing temperature as they add pressure to a 2-liter soda bottle ...
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Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Meteorology:Atmospheric structure and composition, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate
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Weather Stations: Storms

Lunar and Planetary Institute
Children test how cornstarch and glitter in water move when disturbed. They compare their observations with videos of Jupiter's and Earth's storm movements.
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Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Atmospheric and oceanic circulation, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Atmospheric circulation, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Geoscience:Oceanography:Ocean-Climate Interactions, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate
Resource Type: Activities:Lab Activity

Weather Stations: Winds

Lunar and Planetary Institute
Children use a toaster to generate wind and compare the appliance's heat source to Jupiter's own hot interior. They discover that convection drives wind on Jupiter and on Earth.
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Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Atmospheric and oceanic circulation, Geoscience:Oceanography:Ocean-Climate Interactions, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Solar radiation, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Atmospheric circulation
Resource Type: Activities:Lab Activity

Rain Gauge Activity

In this hands-on inquiry-based activity, students face an engineering challenge based on real-world applications. They are tasked with developing a tool they can use to measure the amount of rain ...
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Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Geoscience:Hydrology, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate
Resource Type: Activities

The Water Cycle

This activity was developed to give participants an understanding of Earth's water cycle by completing a WebQuest and building a model of the water cycle.
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Subject: Geoscience:Hydrology, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology
Resource Type: Activities

Exploring the Water Cycle

In this lesson, students will learn about the water cycle and how energy from the sun and the force of gravity drive this cycle.
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Subject: Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Hydrology, Atmospheric Science:Climatology
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SciJinks: Precipitation Simulator

Tom Whittaker, Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies, University of Wisconsin Madison
A computer simulator that allows students to adjust the air temperature and dew point to see what type of precipitation would fall to the ground.
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Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Geoscience:Hydrology, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate

NASA eClips: Our World: ICESat-2 - What Is Ice?

This 3-minute eClip video from Nasa's Our World series introduces students to the unique properties of water.
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Subject: Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Animations/Video

NASA eClips: Our World: Cool Clouds

This eClip video is part of NASA's Our World series and introduces students to the basics of cloud formation.
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Subject: Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Meteorology:Atmospheric structure and composition
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Animations/Video


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