Gr. 9; Gr. 10; Gr. 11; Gr. 12; Gr. Secondary
Activities and Labs
Environmental science--Experiments; Ecology--Experiments; Atmospheric physics--Experiments;
Objective: Students will demonstrate the relationship between precipitation types and surface temperatures.They will use forecast maps to predict where snow or rain will fall over the next several days.
National Science Education Standards – As a result of activities in grades 5-8, all students should develop an
understanding of structure of the earth system.
Department of Earth Science
STORM Project - Science Center for Teaching, Outreach, and Research on Meteorology
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STORM Project, "Precipitation Patterns" (2007). Open Educational Resources. 39.