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Description:

This demonstration shows that an increase in temperature will speed up the water cycle. One outcome will be an increase in rainfall. A second outcome will be the increase in total evaporation of water and subsequent drought. Materials required include two aquariums, plastic wrap, 2 clamp lamps with 60 watt light bulbs, pebbles and rocks, modeling clay, blue food coloring, and water. Student worksheets, background information for teachers, and a scoring rubric are included. This is Activity 2 in Too Many Blankets, a module in the lesson series, Potential Consequences of Climate Variability and Change.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Grade 2,Grade 3,Grade 1,Oceanography,NSDL,Grade 4,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-115,Mathematics,Earth Science,Early Elementary,Earth and space science:Earth processes:Climate,Atmospheric science,Water cycle,Earth and space science:Earth structure:Ocean and water,Elementary School,Upper Elementary,Earth system science,Evaporation,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140407123531413T,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Geoscience,NSTA2013

Language:

English

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