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Air Masses Activity
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The purpose of this online tutorial activity is to introduce air masses that commonly influence the weather in the United States, characteristics of these air masses, and how to identify air masses on weather maps. Key words throughout this activity link directly to helper resources that provide useful information for answering the questions.

Subject:
Earth Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson
Provider:
WW2010
Author:
Weather World 2010
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Air Movement
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Air MovementGiving us credit when you use our content and technology is not just important for legal reasons. When you provide attribution to CK-12 Foundation, you support the ability of our non-profit organization to make great educational experiences available to students around the world.Our Creative Commons License welcomes you to use our content and technology when you give us attribution. If you have any questions about our policies, contact us at support@ck12.org

Subject:
Earth Science
Material Type:
Homework/Assignment
Author:
ERIN WOLFHOPE
Date Added:
03/22/2020
Changing Weather
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Changing WeatherGiving us credit when you use our content and technology is not just important for legal reasons. When you provide attribution to CK-12 Foundation, you support the ability of our non-profit organization to make great educational experiences available to students around the world.Our Creative Commons License welcomes you to use our content and technology when you give us attribution. If you have any questions about our policies, contact us at support@ck12.org

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Earth Science
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Homework/Assignment
Author:
ERIN WOLFHOPE
Date Added:
03/22/2020
Climate Change and the 2017 Hurricane Season
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Students study the storms that ravaged the southeastern region of the U.S. and the Caribbean and investigate connections between climate change and extreme weather events.

Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
PBS
Date Added:
08/28/2018
Climatology Basics-Part A: Planetary Circulation Patterns Part Two of Four
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In this activity series students will learn more about global, regional, and local weather (and climate) drivers. This particular activity focuses on clouds, ways that the ocean and atmosphere combine to move moisture and heat energy around the globe, and wind and pressure.

Subject:
Earth Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center at Carleton College
Author:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College and its partners
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Climatology Basics-Part B: Regional Climate Drivers Part Three of Four
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In this activity students will learn about air masses, fronts, pressure systems, and wind patterns in relation to regional weather.

Subject:
Earth Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center at Carleton College
Author:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College and its partners
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Create-a-Cane
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Students manipulate virtual variables such as wind strength and direction, latitudinal location, atmospheric moisture, and sea temperature to create ideal conditions for hurricane formation in this interactive activity.

Subject:
Earth Science
Material Type:
Interactive
Provider:
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Author:
NOAA
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Death and Destruction-Part A: Specific Dangers of Storms Part Two of Three
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In this unit students will learn about specific dangers of storms and hurricane hazards. Students will also look at safety precautions.

Subject:
Earth Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center at Carleton College
Author:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College and its partners
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Death and Destruction-Part B: Hurricane Hazards Part Three of Three
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In this unit students will learn about specific dangers of storms and hurricane hazards. Students will also look at safety precautions.

Subject:
Earth Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center at Carleton College
Author:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College and its partners
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Death and Destruction Part One of Three
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In this unit students will learn about specific dangers of storms and hurricane hazards. Students will also look at safety precautions.

Subject:
Earth Science
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center at Carleton College
Author:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College and its partners
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Earth's Meteorological Monsters-Part A: 2005 Hurricane Season Part Two of Three
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In this activity students will watch a video and learn where hurricanes form. Students will also learn how hurricanes form.

Subject:
Earth Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center at Carleton College
Author:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College and its partners
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Earth's Meteorological Monsters-Part B: Patterns of Hurricane Movement Part Three of Three
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Hurricanes move in generally predictable patterns. This part of the investigation focuses on these patterns for hurricanes in the Atlantic Ocean. First you'll examine the movie again to see if you can identify the patterns empirically. Then you will try to tie your observations together with information about global wind patterns.

Subject:
Earth Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center at Carleton College
Author:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College and its partners
Date Added:
02/26/2019
El Nino's Powerful Reach
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This tutorial provides information about El Nino - its early warning signs, its ancient past, its global connections, and its impacts on the globe.

Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Interactive
Provider:
Smithsonian Institution
Date Added:
07/02/2018
Exploring the Link Between Hurricanes and Climate Using GCM Results
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In this lesson, students examine global climate model output available online and consider the potential impact of global warming on tropical cyclone initiation and evolution. As a follow-up, students read two short articles on the connection between hurricanes and global warming and discuss these articles in context of what they have learned from model output.

Subject:
Earth Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center at Carleton College
Author:
Cindy Shellito
Date Added:
02/26/2019
How Do Tornadoes Form?
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This brief video lesson discusses the weather conditions that foster tornado formation. Discussion/assessment questions and suggested supplemental resources are also included.

Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
TED
Date Added:
06/07/2018