"It's the """"Rain"""" Man"

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Link to Resource: http://www.earthsciweek.org/classroom-activities/it%E2%80%99s-%E2%80%9Crain%E2%80%9D-man
Resource Type:Classroom Activities; Curricula and Instruction
Grade Level:
K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Organization:American Geosciences Institute (AGI); Earth Science Week (ESW); National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Publication Date:2018
Summary:People find inspiration in many different places and things. Among them is taking joy in sensing the Earth around you. Feel the breeze on your face. Take in the fresh smell of the air after a spring rain. Use your hands to build something. Wherever you live you can get outside, savor your surroundings and observe what makes up the rhythms of the place you live. Weather is easy to observe, but changes constantly across time and space. It is rarely the same across a large -- or even small -- area. you may be surprised how different temperature, sunshine or rain can be just a short distance apart. In this activity, you will build a rain gauge, collect data about the amount of precipitation, and compare your measurements from home or around your school to those of your classmates.
Earth Science Big Ideas:Big Idea 1
NGSS Discplinary Core Ideas:ESS2.A
Subjects: 6-8; 9-12; activities; agi; earth science week; elementary school; high school; k-12; k-3; k-4; k-5; k-5 geosource; k-6; k-8; k-9; middle school; noaa; weather
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