Browse ESS3.C Resources

Browse ESS3.C Resources

Exploring Climate Science: A Snow Study
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This curriculum for 5th grade was designed to help students measure basic snow properties through science techniques, and focus on the connection between snowfall in the Sierra Nevada and water availability in the rest of California ...
Show me the Water
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This short video, derived from the Science on a Sphere film "Water Falls", explores how Earth's freshwater resources are allocated and used.
Precious Freshness
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Humans need freshwater for many purposes, but it's not evenly distributed across our planet, which can create challenges for many communities.
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The activities in this guide will help students understand variations in environmental parameters by examining connections among different phenomena measured on local, regional and global scales.
Satellite Meteorology Learning Modules
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Satellite Meteorology learning modules provide scientists and educators with exciting activities and hands-on tools for investigation, inquiry, analysis and stewardship.
Parched Earth
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When drought occurs, water supplies for agriculture, industry, and personal use decrease, and people need to find ways to cope with the shortage or leave the area. This series of lesson plans teaches students about the science of droughts.
Screenshot from India's disappearing water
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During the past decade, groundwater beneath the northern Indian states of Punjab, Haryana, and Rajasthan has decreased by more than 88 million acre-feet. Using NASA's twin GRACE satellites, scientists determined the rate of groundwater change in India.
Rice fields in India
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The Climate Change and Human Health project is designed to provide educators with the resources to engage high school students in critical thinking about climate change and the potential impact on human health across the planet.
Person in the desert
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This website describes a study that is being conducted to understand the complexities of rainfall patterns and their effects on food security and human mobility.
Monitoring Floods and Fires During the Summer of 2011
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See Landsat images before and after these natural disasters.

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