Can You Track The Sun's Energy?

Unit 9: Weather
Lesson 1 of 7

Objective: Students will be able to track energy that circulates through earth’s systems.

Big Idea: Students use models to track the Sun's energy can take as it leaves the sun and travels through Earth's systems. Students explore with different types of surfaces, globes, flashlights, and an interactive model of the Greenhouse Effect!

  Print Lesson
23 teachers like this lesson
lesson
 
1
2
3
4
5
6
Similar Lessons
 
Heat Transfer - Radiation and the Greenhouse Effect
8th Grade Science » Heat Transfer and Interactions of Matter
Big Idea: This lesson explores heat transfer by radiation, uneven heating of Earth's surface and importance of Earth's atmosphere all in one go.
  Favorites(28)
  Resources(11)
Brookline, MA
Environment: Urban
Ryan Keser
 
Currents and The Great Ducky Spill
6th Grade Science » Oceanography
Big Idea: Currents are the driving force behind many ocean phenomena. This lesson discusses the cause of currents and how they impact life in the oceans.
  Favorites(20)
  Resources(15)
Scottsdale, AZ
Environment: Suburban
Melodie Brewer
 
2. Air is on the Move
5th Grade Science » Weather
Big Idea: Students will examine warm air rising and cold air sinking through an investigation to recognize different temperatures cause convection currents and global wind patterns to form and impact weather in an area.
  Favorites(20)
  Resources(40)
Fitchburg, MA
Environment: Urban
Carrie Boyden
 
 
Something went wrong. See details for more info
Nothing to upload
details
close