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Check the particular teaching module(s) you are interested in us bringing to your class. Otherwise we can select modules which are appropriate to your curricula based on our experience.
Bernoulli's Law 1
Bernoulli's Law states that fast-moving air has lower pressure than slow-moving air. Demonstrate Bernoulli's Law using a book and a piece of paper.
Bernoulli's Law 2
Bernoulli's Law states that fast-moving air has lower pressure than slow-moving air. Demonstrate Bernoulli's Law using a match and a candle.
What is the difference between weather and climate? What controls the climate of a certain location? This activity puts students in the role of weather consultant.
Cloud in a Bottle
This activity demonstrates how pressure relates to cloud formation by making a cloud in a soda bottle.
Students can make a quarter dance by using pressure differences.
This lesson demonstrates how the greenhouse effect works.
Egg in a Bottle
Demonstrate the relationship between temperature and pressure by trying to fit a hardboiled egg into a flask, and then trying to get the egg out of the flask.
Fun with a Radiometer
This lesson uses a radiometer to demonstrate how the sun sets the atmosphere in motion.
How Hail Forms
This activity demonstrates how hail forms and how it eventually falls to the ground.
Demonstrate the principle by which lightning occurs by taking advantage of water's polarization properties.
Use any simple material to explain molecules and how they relate to weather.
Soda Can and Atmospheric Pressure
Demonstrate how pressure changes throughout the atmosphere by using an aluminum soda to represent the atmosphere.
Warm Air Rises
Use food coloring and different temperatures of water to demonstrate that warm air rises.
Water Defying Gravity
This activity demonstrate the effects of temperature on pressure by making water rise against gravity into a flask.
Students will demonstrate economics skills in a simulated mining activity.
Students will observe change over time through the simulation of forming coal through fossilizing plant materials, and practice scientific inquiry by conducting a simulation to practice the skills of hypothesizing, observing, and describing the process and results of an experiment.
The student should be able to rank, identify, and compare the types of coal.
Mining in a Nutshell
This activity will demonstrate the steps that are taken to find, extract, process, and use mineral resources. Students will be able to describe the major steps that a mining company must follow from initial discovery of a mineral deposit through consumption of a finished mineral product. Students will also be able to formulate ideas on ways to use waste products generated during mineral processing.
The Geologist's Dilemma
Students will explain the relationship between supply and demand and its impact on energy resources.
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Last Updated: 9/7/22