Blizzards

  • Exploratory Opener

    Staying Warm - Blubber Glove

    This experiment shows how animals stay warm in  extreme cold. 

    • How can this idea be used by humans?
    • Try using other items to insulate your hand from the cold. 
      • styrofoam
      • fabric
      • yarn
      • dirt
      • paper
    • Study how homes are insulated. How would you change this if you lived in a cold climate? 
    • What if you were trapped outside in a blizzard, how could you build a shelter to protect you from the cold? 
  • eBooks

     

    Manolis, Kay. Blizzards. Bellwether Media, Inc, 2009. EBSCOhost. Web. 15 Oct. 2018.

    Blizzards by Michael Woods and Mary B. Woods

    Woods, Michael, and Mary B. Woods. Blizzards. Lerner Publications, 2008. EBSCOhost. Web. 15 Oct. 2018.

  • Digital Resource Articles

     

    PebbleGo Blizzards article

    "Blizzards." Capstone. PebbleGo.com. Web. 15 Oct. 2018.

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    "Blizzard." Britannica School, Encyclopædia Britannica, 11 Aug. 2018. Web. 15 Oct. 2018.

     

  • Videos

     

    Weather Smart: Winter and Snow. Metstorm, 2001. Full Video.
    Discovery Education. Web. 15 Oct. 2018.

    *requires Discovery Education login through Launchpad before opening video