Tuesday, 12/22/15- A Day- Progress Period Ends & Hollyball Game!

Special Schedule

  • Period 2
  • Period 1- Hollyball
  • Period 3- Hollyball
  • Period 4
  • Period 5
  • Period 6
  • Period 7

Learning Objective:

  • Learn about contour maps that employ color keys to show differences in temperature and other things within a region/country.
  • Use weather data to plot on a map the likelihood of snow cover in 50 cities on Christmas Day.
  • Create a color key for the contour maps and color the maps.
  • Explain in writing what they learned from the activity

<p><a href=”https://vimeo.com/8217840″>Festive Science! A Holiday Chem Lab</a> from <a href=”https://vimeo.com/acs”>ACS Pressroom</a> on <a href=”https://vimeo.com”>Vimeo</a&gt;.</p>

Learning Activities:

  1. Science Friday- Growing Snowflakes in a Bottle, Snowflake Safari, Another Reason to Spike the Eggnog and Festive Science!- A Holiday Chem Lab
  2. Observe historical weather data and color temperature/contour maps
  3. Plot temperature data for cities on U.S. map
  4. Connect data points with contour lines and color areas based on color key
  5. Try some holiday chemistry activities- A Chemistry Christmas Carol, Some Elemental Facts of Santa Contest, and/or A Christmas Elemental Word Search