By: Jack Jenkins
Explanation of the Northern Lights Have you ever wondered why the Northern Lights exist? Several physical phenomena work together to produce this beautiful natural light show. These phenomena include, magnetism, ionization, and conservation of energy. The magnetism mentioned is the Earth's magnetic field. This is...
By: Summer Tyme
How's the weather where you are? Teaching elementary school students about weather can be exciting. As we teach, we also learn. We learn about the students, ourselves and what we are teaching.Not many people are aware of statistics that may not affect them. Such...
By: Karen Bledsoe
While it's true that, according to the old saying, "everyone talks about the weather, but no one does anything about it," you can study the weather and learn a lot about it. With a little knowledge and some basic tools, anyone can learn to...
By: Sandra Douglas
Let's talk about the weather. The weather affects us all, what we wear, what we eat and drink, and what our homes are like. Weather even helps to shape our landscape. The weather is with us all the time, whether it is hot or cold...
By: Mandy Donoghue
Elementary students are familiar with weather because conditions outside affect them daily. During the summer, parents remind children - "Wear sunscreen. Drink water." Winter comments include - "Button up. Keep your hat on your head." In the fall and spring, they hear -...
By: Tim StS
Teaching Elementary aged students certain ideas can be difficult. Children are extremely hands on when it comes to learning, and it can often be nearly impossible to teach them abstract ideas.Which is doing projects related to the weather can be so effective.Weather is...
By: Donna Fallesen
Each season brings a different kind of warmth into your heart. You long for each to return when it is taken away, and gladly welcome the other when it arrives. They are consistent and always will return the next year.I have always loved the...
By: Firoze Hirjikaka
Just yesterday, I watched a news report on CNN that showed inordinately high snow banks in Maine. According to residents, they haven't seen this much snow in the last 15 years. In Chicago, citizens are fed up of stepping into mushy puddles of sleet, while...
By: Ben Kritz
I have first-hand experience of two destructive hurricanes in very different parts of the world: Hurricane Isabel in Virginia Beach in 2003, and Typhoon Milenyo (Xangsane) in the Philippines in 2007. Despite the vast differences between the two countries I've lived in and how they...
By: Colton Reinholt
Steam Devils take place because of low level instability over a moisture source. What they do is focus transport of latent heat of evaporation from a warm source to a cool source. They typically take place in the autumn and early winters over bodies of...

 

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