Early elementary

Early elementary

For grades kindergarten through grade 2.

Sun, Source: Exploratorium

Micronesia 2016 Total Eclipse

The Exploratorium traveled to the coral island of Woleai, in the Pacific Ocean 500 miles north of New Guinea, to bring you this astronomical event in real time.

Topic: Education & Training, Sun and Space Weather
Audience: General public, Informal education, Elementary school, Early elementary, Upper elementary, Middle school, High school
Cloud in a Bottle

Convection: Cloud in a Bottle

At NCAR, we've been doing this experiment for years to visually demonstrate properties of convection!
Topic: Education & Training
Audience: General public, Informal education, Elementary school, Early elementary, Upper elementary, Middle school
Drip Drop Dribblets

Drip Drop!

Chill out with Drip Drop & the Driplettes as they groove on glaciers, hop in the ocean, get soaked in the flood zone, dehydrate in the desert, and party with a polar bear. Complete with pop stars, puppets, and animation, Drip Drop!

Topic: Education & Training, Earth System, Climate and Climate Change, Land and Vegetation, Oceans, Sun and Space Weather, Weather Research, Human Impacts
Audience: General public, Informal education, Elementary school, Early elementary, Upper elementary, Middle school
Global surface temperature

The Scientific Process of Climate Change

Dr. Jerry Meehl, Senior Scientist at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), discusses the indisputable evidence that our global temperature is indeed increasing, despite any perceived lulls in the data.

Topic: Climate and Climate Change
Audience: General public, Informal education, Elementary school, Early elementary, Upper elementary, Middle school
Shirley Murillo, NOAA Meteorologist,on NOAA's P3 Orion's use in hurricane research

NOAA's P3 Aircraft for Hurricane Research

Shirley Murillo, NOAA Meteorologist, shares information about NOAA's P3 Orion aircraft and the its instrumentation for advancing hurricane research.

Topic: Weather Research, Data and Data Analysis, Field Projects and Instruments
Audience: General public, Informal education, Elementary school, Early elementary, Upper elementary, Middle school, High school
Soil Educational Resources from GLOBE

Soil Educational Resources from The GLOBE Program

Find out why data collection of soil temperature, moisture and chemical properties is invaluable to scientists in many fields, then involve students in the process!

Topic: Education & Training, Earth System, Land and Vegetation, Data and Data Analysis
Audience: Elementary school, Early elementary, Upper elementary, Middle school, High school
Hydrology K12 Resources from GLOBE

Hydrology Resources from The GLOBE Program

The GLOBE Program offers data rich hydrology resources for K-12 students around the world.

Topic: Education & Training, Earth System, Weather Research
Audience: General public, Elementary school, Early elementary, Upper elementary, Middle school, High school