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    In this activity, learners will measure the length of a shadow and use the distance from the equator to calculate the circumference of the earth. Note: This experiment can only be done at solar...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners explore how the area of Arctic sea ice has changed over recent years. First, learners graph the area of Arctic sea ice over time from 1979 to 2007. Then, learners use...

    free Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this weather forecasting activity, learners determine the location of cold and warm fronts on weather plot maps. Learners use colored pencils to mark up and analyze surface pressure, air...

    free Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity, learners estimate how much water they think can be found in various locations on the Earth in all its states (solid, liquid, and gas) to discover the different water ratios in the...

    free Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners graph 48 hourly air temperatures from a local weather observation site and observe the diurnal temperature variations. Learners visit the National Weather Service website...

    free Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this activity, learners will measure the length of their shadow from the Sun and compare it three to four months later. This process will help learners investigate Earth's rotation and...

    free Ages 6 - 14 1 to 12 months
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    In this activity, learners explore how the shapes, sizes, and distances of land masses appear differently on two different models of Earth: an icosahedron and a flat map. First, learners find the...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this weather forecasting activity, learners use common materials to construct a rain gauge and measure daily, monthly, and yearly rainfall. Learners will discover rainfall amounts are rarely...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this activity, learners create their own weather forecast map. Learners will visit the National Weather Service Southern Region website and use the zip code search feature to gather data and...

    free Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this activity, learners create their own icons for a forecast-at-a-glance poster for their classroom/learning space. Learners will visit the National Weather Service website and use the zip code...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 11 10 to 30 minutes

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