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Clouds / Weathering


Price: $29.95
Order Number: 711.0010
Format : DVD

This product includes a DVD, CD-ROM (contains additional student activities) and online access to a Teacher’s Guide. The CD-ROM includes a Spanish language soundtrack.

Clouds- Where do clouds come from and how do they produce rain? With the help of meteorologist Fred Gadomski, host David Heil produces a cloud and some snow in the studio. David also learns to predict the weather by watching cloud patterns. Your students learn what clouds are, how they make rain, and how they help us predict the weather.

Concepts:Cloud and weather patterns, density and stability of fluids, water cycle.

Weathering- Why are the presidents cracking up? Peggy Knapp travels to Mt. Rushmore in South Dakota and learns that weathering is no laughing matter. Peggy discovers that freezing water is strong enough to break apart solid granite. Your students learn about weathering and how affects rock--specifically Mt. Rushmore--and what steps scientists are taking to preserve such landmarks.

Concepts:Erosion, physical weathering, rock classification, physical changes in matter.

Rights granted with the purchase of DVD include: a) life of media audiovisual use, b) public performance, c) campus or building closed circuit and digital/video-on-demand transmission.

Click here for Teacher’s Guide

Ideal for Grades: 6 - 9
Duration: 30 minutes
Producer: Twin Cities Public Television
Series Order #711

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