Resources for Elementary Science Education
From of the National Center for Atmospheric Research and the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
Kids' Crossing in the Classroom
Teaching Earth and Atmospheric Science with the Kids' Crossing Web Site: A Guide for Educators
This 20-page guide outlines strategies for combining online learning of science content from our Kids' Crossing Web site with hands-on, inquiry focused activities, building literacy and science skills!
handouts full of weather experiments for the classroom are now available
to you in pdf format!
An exciting, worldwide, hands-on education and science program
a New Light: The Color of Weather and Climate (6.8 mb PDF)
This 72-page booklet
(in PDF format) is the handout for the popular workshop presented at NSTA
by UCAR Education and Outreach staff. The booklet provides extensive background
information and directions for all hands-on activities presented during
in the Greenhouse
created at NCAR/UCAR, allows students to learn about Earth's climate system
and climate change in a whimsical, entirtaining way.
Newsletter for science teachers published by UCAR and SIRS, Inc.,
an educational publisher
Weather for Kids
This website, created at UCAR, helps elementary and middle school students
learn what makes weather wet and wild. Throughout the website are hands-on
activities to try at home or in the classroom.
Take your students
on a tour of the water cycle. This section of the Kids Crossing website
was created at NCAR/UCAR to help elementary and middle school students
understandthe water cycle.
to the Universe
A fun and different Web site about the Earth and Space sciences