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Robertson, Bill – Science and Children, 2016
This column contains exercises to challenge content knowledge. This month's issue discusses ways to remove CO[subscript 2] from the atmosphere.
Descriptors: Earth Science, Pollution, Climate, Scientific Concepts
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Robertson, Bill – Science and Children, 2015
In this article, author Bill Robertson attempts to help readers understand some of the Earth's heating and cooling mechanisms and how they relate to global warming. Figures are provided to help facilitate learning.
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Elementary School Science, Earth Science, Heat
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Robertson, Bill – Science and Children, 2014
A convenient place to begin discussing overall wind patterns on Earth is to explain coastal winds. If you live near the coast (that would be near an ocean) or even near a large lake, you probably know the general pattern of winds there. During the day, breezes tend to blow from the water in toward the land, and at night, this tends to reverse,…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Weather, Earth Science, Teaching Methods
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Mogil, H. Michael – Science and Children, 1984
Discusses use of local newspaper weather maps (and related weather information) to create activities for the science classroom. Basic weather vocabulary and weather patterns are also discussed. (JM)
Descriptors: Climate, Earth Science, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science
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Mogil, H. Michael; Collins, H. Thomas – Science and Children, 1989
Background information using Hurricane Gilbert (1988) is provided. Ideas for 27 activities including a mapping activity are discussed. The 5 themes of geography are listed and a glossary is given. (CW)
Descriptors: Climate, Earth Science, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science
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Mogil, H. Michael; Collins, H. Thomas – Science and Children, 1990
Provided are 26 ideas to help children explore the effects of mountains on the weather. Weather conditions in Nepal and Colorado are considered separately. Nine additional sources of information are listed. (CW)
Descriptors: Climate, Earth Science, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science