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Other

Description:

This activity provides a visual example of convection in fluids. Students will record their predictions and observations on diagrams of the experimental set-up showing convection currents. Materials required include hot and cold colored water, thermometers, stopwatch, and index cards. This activity is part of the MY NASA DATA Scientist Tracking Network unit, designed to provide practice in accessing and using authentic satellite data.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
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Keywords:

Heat transfer,NSDL,Physical sciences:Heat and thermodynamics,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-115,Radiation,Sea surface temperatures,Mathematics,Earth Science,Earth and space science:Earth structure:Atmosphere,Atmospheric science,Heat equation,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140407123138372T,Mathematics:Data collection, analysis and probability,Middle School,Physics,Engineering and technology:Remote sensing,Earth system science,Engineering,High School,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Technology,Geoscience

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English

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