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Featured Learning Activities

This month's featured activities go with GLOBE's Clouds Protocol

Cloud Watch

Students monitor clouds and weather to begin to understand the connections between the two.

Estimating Cloud Cover- A Simulation

Students practice estimating how much of the sky is covered by clouds.

Observing, Describing, and Identifying Clouds

Students begin to learn cloud types and their names.

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Soil Makers

Students will understand the geologic phenomena of weathering and erosion. These processes, along with deposition, shape our landforms and contribute to the development of parent material in the soil formation process.

Learning Activities preview for Soil Makers
  • Submitted By: Amy Barfield
  • Authors: Amy Barfield
  • Grade Levels: Upper Primary: 3-5, Middle: 6-8
  • Protocol(s): Pedosphere (Soil), Soil pH, Soil Characterization, Bulk Density, Soil Moisture - SMAP Block Pattern, Soil Moisture - Gravimetric, Soil Infiltration, Soil Particle Size Distribution, Soil Particle Density, Soil Fertility, Soil Temperature
  • Language: English
  • Time Requirements: 2 periods (approx. 90 min.)