Teaching Weather

As teachers, you know weather refers to the state of the atmosphere. Atmosphere is a mixture of invisible gas molecules and dust, and has three layers. The layer closest to earth is the troposphere. The conditions we experience as weather take place mostly in the troposphere.

A region’s weather is not the same as climate. Every day weather changes according to such things as air temperature, wind and clouds. The climate, however, depends on its average year-round weather conditions.

Weather affects human conditions. On a warm sunny day, people wear lightweight clothing. When there is a storm or there are winds, people tend to seek shelter inside. Weather can affect what they eat and drink, too. During summer time, ice-cold drinks are more refreshing than coffee or hot chocolate.

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Teaching Space and the Solar System

Teaching Outer space and the solar system is one of the most interesting topics discussed in school because of the countless variety of plantets and the idea that there is actually something else outside of our world.

In the few decades since space exploration began, probes have reached the far regions of the solar system. The solar system is the group of celestial bodies, including Earth that orbits around the Milky Way galaxy. Some hundred billion stars can be found in the universe while more than 1,000 comets have been observed regularly through telescopes.
To give this topic a little twist, here are tips to have students “get it.”

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Teaching Electricity

Electricity is a form of energy, a result of the existence of electrical charge. Its theory and inseparable effect is probably the most accurate and complete of all scientific theories. Because of it, invention of motors, generators, telephones, radio and television, medical gadgets, computers and nuclear-energy systems have taken place.  More about Electricity here

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Teaching Clouds

While clouds are not a difficult concept to teach or learn, they often present a challenge in keeping the lesson interesting. The explanation of cloud formation, for example, can quickly become boring at any grade level. An understanding of clouds and cloud formation, however, is important to studies of weather and the water cycle, so students need to fully understand the lesson. As a result, teachers need creative, interesting ways of teaching about clouds.

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