Meteorology

  • Wind and Air Pressure Lesson
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    Wind and Air Pressure Lesson

    by iijuan122 years ago

    This is part 2 of a 4 part hands-on unit study on Meteorology and Weather. Make weather vanes and barometers, act out high and low pressure, blow up a balloon and collapse a can using hot water, make and eat prevailing...

  • The Great (Northeast) Blizzard of 1978
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    The Great (Northeast) Blizzard of 1978

    by Ellen Brundige23 months ago

    One of my fondest memories is the Blizzard of '78. At age 6, in rural Pennsylvania, it was an adventure. For others across the northeast, it was deadly serious.

  • The Types of Lightning
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    The Types of Lightning

    by cvanthul3 years ago

    As a child I remember a particularly stormy afternoon at summer camp.  We were racing away from the large stream where we had been cooling off when a huge (to my little mind at the time) bolt of lightning struck in...

  • Why Does it Rain?
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    Why Does it Rain?

    by LadyFlashman2 years ago

    Rain glorious rain! This is a guide to rainy weather; what it is, why it happens and the different types of rain that fall.

  • Clouds and Precipitation Lesson
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    Clouds and Precipitation Lesson

    by iijuan122 years ago

    This is part 3 of a 4 part hands-on unit study on Meteorology and Weather. Make clouds in a bottle, create rain, build rain gauges, form and eat clouds, and more! My lessons are geared toward 2nd-3rd grade level...

  • Formation of Frost - Formation of Fog - and Difference between Fog and Frost
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    Formation of Frost - Formation of Fog - and Difference between Fog and Frost

    by ngureco5 years ago

    You can dissolve salt in hot water in a glass to yield a saturated solution. If you allow the saturated solution to cool down, some of the dissolved salt will be deposited down at the bottom of the glass. Similarly,...

  • Is it Hail or Sleet? There is a difference!
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    Is it Hail or Sleet? There is a difference!

    by Brian Dooling19 months ago

    A brief discussion of the difference of hail and sleet. Includes how hail and sleet form and under what atmospheric conditions, also includes extreme videos of hail events. Written in response to misuse of these weather...

  • What is a Hurricane Strike?
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    What is a Hurricane Strike?

    by L C David19 months ago

    How do meteorologists predict a hurricane strike? What is it? How many hurricane strikes will the 2013 season hold? How do budget cuts affect the ability to accurately predict hurricanes?

  • Weather Unit Presentations and Field Trips
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    Weather Unit Presentations and Field Trips

    by iijuan122 years ago

    For the culminating activity for our 4 part hands-on unit on Meteorology and Weather the children presented art projects, lapbooks, and weather experiments they created or performed during the unit. We also had a...

  • The Fascinating Predictions of Louis D. Rubin Sr., the Weather Wizard
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    The Fascinating Predictions of Louis D. Rubin Sr., the Weather Wizard

    by Aficionada7 months ago

    Is predicting the weather a science or an art? Throughout the ages, humans have observed various signals in nature to plan for whatever weather might arrive. In the mid-20th century, Louis D. Rubin Sr. developed a...

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