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!
Big Idea:Students evaluate the effectiveness of a model to represent global ocean and wind currents. Students combine information they gain from videos, demonstrations, and articles in order to find evidence to support their claim.
Big Idea:In an on demand writing assignment, students are asked to provide advice to JFK International Airport about runway design based on their understanding of wind and climate. Critical thinking and application found here!