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Investigating Earth Systems: Climate and Weather

Throughout this module, students will use hands-on, inquiry-based investigations to explore:

  • how weather instruments work.
  • what is contained in a weather report.
  • how weather observations are made.
  • the underlying causes of weather patterns.
  • the difference between climate and weather.
  • how scientists know that the climate has changed in the past.
  • and how climate is changing now

Use the navigation on the right to explore resources that will be useful for the investigations.


 

Investigation 1

Investigation 2

Investigation 3

Investigation 4

Investigation 5

Investigation 6

Investigation 7

Investigation 8

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