Big Idea:This multi-faceted lesson has students exploring what makes a star a star, including an in-depth focus on the process of nuclear fusion in the core of stars. Additionally, students also get a glimpse of the astronomical "life cycle" of stars in our galaxy
Big Idea:Students will take on their first natural disaster in this lesson. This lesson introduces students to the phenomenon of earthquakes as the creation of seismic waves caused by friction along plate boundaries and faults.
Big Idea:In this introductory lesson, students get a chance to chart out some important lines of latitude and explore why the solstices and equinoxes are important dates on the solar calendar in terms of the Sun's position
Big Idea:In this lesson, students first identify the instrumentation used to measure wind speed and direction, and then analyze what wind really is - a derivative of air pressure normalization on Earth's surface
Big Idea:In the first day of this two-day lesson, students learn about fronts and then begin to create a poster for a front type that they've been assigned and "expert" role in. These will later be used in a gallery walk so all students have the opportunity to lear