Course Summary – Weather and Water (1st Ed.)
The FOSS Weather and Water Course focuses on Earth’s atmosphere, weather, and water. A good understanding of meteorology as an earth science isn’t complete without an introduction to the physics and chemistry that drive weather. Understanding weather is more than reading a thermometer and recording air-pressure measurements. The course consists of nine investigations. Students first learn about atoms and molecules, changes of state, and heat transfer. Then they investigate the water cycle, air masses, and fronts, winds and severe weather.
FOSS EXPECTS STUDENTS TO
For a description of each investigation in the Weather and Water Course and the correlations to the National Science Education Standards, download the Course Summary PDF.
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