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"Water freezes at 32 degrees Fahrenheit (0 degrees Celsius). Adding salt to water lowers the freezing point. How low the freezing point goes depends upon the amount of salt in the water. The students will make homemade ice cream but the """"freezing times"""" will vary using different amounts of...
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Water is the most abundant and important substance on Earth. It is essential to life and is a major component of all living things. There are approximately 336,000,000,000,000,000,000 gallons of water on Earth, existing in three states: solid, liquid, and gas. The sources for this water storage are...
Grade Level   6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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"We typically do not """"feel"""" atmospheric air pressure. Why? Since air surrounds our bodies, and of all things, the pressure, as a result of the air, is applied equally on all sides. For example, if someone holds an 8.5x11"""" sheet of paper by their hand at arms length, the weight of the air...
Grade Level   7 8 9 10 11 12
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El Niño storms have taken thousands of lives and caused billions of dollars in damage in recent decades. Where do these storms come from? Every two to seven years, trade-winds in the Pacific Ocean slow down or reverse their direction — no one is sure why. Normally, the Pacific trade winds blow...
Grade Level   8 9 10
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The effects of severe weather are felt every year by many Americans. To obtain critical weather information, NOAA's National Weather Service (NWS), part of the U.S. Department of Commerce, established SKYWARN® with partner organizations. SKYWARN® is a volunteer program with between 350,000 and...
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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The Weathercamp at the City University of New York is a two week program for high school students from the New York City metropolitan area, and has been offered free of charge to 6-12 students. It generally begins in the last week of July or first week of August, depending on staff scheduling. If...
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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This map allows students to view a wide variety of weather data across the world. Different parameters can be selected individually or in combinations to analyze the behavior of the atmosphere. In addition, a specific parameter can be studied over a time period. Each parameter is shown as a layer....
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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The mission of the NWS is to provide weather, water, and climate data, forecasts and warnings for the protection of life and property and enhancement of the national economy.
Geoscience Organizations Organizations
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Job opportunities, career information and resources
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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"Welcome to JetStream, the National Weather Service Online Weather School. This site is designed to help educators, emergency managers, or anyone interested in learning about weather and weather safety. The information contained in JetStream is arranged by subject, beginning with global and large...
Grade Level   6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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