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STC Secondary: Understanding Weather and Climate 5-Class Unit Kit

Item # 977401U5 Exclusive

Grades 6-10. Understanding Weather and Climate explores the atmospheric events and oceanic processes that dramatically impact the earth and its inhabitants. Students experiment with factors that determine storms and daily weather, explore the impact of oceans on the earth, and examine the influences that produce climate zones and climate changes. Throughout the unit, students make predictions, collect data to test hypotheses, and draw conclusions based on evidence.

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Grades 6-10. Understanding Weather and Climate explores the atmospheric events and oceanic processes that dramatically impact the earth and its inhabitants. Students experiment with factors that determine storms and daily weather, explore the impact of oceans on the earth, and examine the influences that produce climate zones and climate changes. Throughout the unit, students make predictions, collect data to test hypotheses, and draw conclusions based on evidence.

STC-Secondary™ is a 16-unit, inquiry-centered middle school science curriculum developed by the Smithsonian Science Education Center (SSEC). Each STC-Secondary™ unit provides opportunities for students to experience scientific phenomena firsthand. A comprehensive, research-based curriculum, STC-Secondary™ is aligned with the Next Generation Science Standards.

Benefits of using this kit:

  • Conceptual sequence helps students retain and apply knowledge and experience to problem-solving strategies in new contexts
  • Hands-on activities are often completed with lower levels of student disruptions, which allow teachers to summarize the results and meaning of the activities
  • Supports STEM and Common Core initiatives as students work to develop 21st-century skills in science, math, technology, and engineering to prepare for careers in the global marketplace.
  • Fosters a positive attitude toward science

The 5-Class Unit Kit comes with a Teacher's Edition, teacher access to Carolinascienceonline.com, a Teacher's Tools CD-ROM (item #977407), 16 reusable hardbound Student Guides (item #977403), student eBook access, and the materials needed for a teacher to teach up to 5 classes of 32 students per day.

  • WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD - Small Parts. Not for children under 3 yrs.
  • This item is only available from Carolina Biological Supply Company.

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Bookend, Small, Nonslip Base 16 included
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Cardboard Strip, 1.5 x 9 cm, Pack of 30 1 included
Clamp Lamp (without bulb) 8 included
Clay, Plasticine, 1-lb Pack 12 included
Container, Plastic, 120 mL (4 oz), with Screwtop Lid, Pack of 16 1 included
Convection Tube™, Pair 8 included
Cup, 10 oz, Pack of 30 10 included
Cup, Graduated, Plastic, 1 oz, Pack of 32 1 included
Dot, 1/2 in, Green, Pack of 800 2 included
Dot, 1/2 in, Orange, Pack of 800 2 included
Dot, 1/2 in, Red, Pack of 800 2 included
Dot, 1/2 in, Yellow, Pack of 800 2 included
DVD: Hurricane Katrina—The Storm That Drowned a City 1 included
Fabric Square, Mesh, 6 in, Pack of 16 1 included
Flashlight, Standard 2 D-Cell (with batteries) 8 included
Food Coloring, Liquid, Blue, 1 oz 8 included
Frame, Box, Plastic, Clear, 8-1/2 x 11 in 12 included
Funnel, Pack of 8 1 included
Funnel, Plastic, 5 in 1 included
Glitter, Red, 4-oz Bottle 1 included
Globe, Inflatable, 12 in 8 included
Globe, Inflatable, 16 in 1 included
Hot Pot 3 included
Inflating Pump 1 included
Lightbulb, 72-W Eco, Soft White, Pack of 2 4 included
Pail, Plastic, 1 gal 8 included
Pan, Aluminum, 15 x 70 mm, Pack of 8 2 included
Petri Dish, with Lid, Pack of 20 1 included
Plastic Wrap, Roll 1 included
Punk Stick, Pack of 100 1 included
Rubber Band, #16, Pack of 8 2 included
Salt, Kosher, 3-lb Box 3 included
Soil, Carolina™ Woodland Terrarium, 12-L Bag 1 included
Stake, Wood, Pack of 34 2 included
Straw, Flexible, Drinking, Pack of 40 6 included
Syringe, Hypodermic, Disposable, 60 cc, Pack of 2 4 included
Talc, 1-qt Pail 1 included
Test Tube Clamp, Pack of 16 1 included
Test Tube Rack, Round 1 included
Thermometer, Digital, Pack of 8 2 included
Tornado Tube™, Pack of 9 1 included
Tote Tray, Plastic, Clear (16 x 11 x 6 in), with Lid 12 included
Tubing, Clear, PVC, 1/2 in diam, 10-ft Roll 1 included
World Map: “Weather and Climate” 8 included
Understanding Weather and Climate Student Guide 16 included
Understanding Weather and Climate Teacher's Tools CD-ROM 1 included
Understanding Weather and Climate Teacher's Edition 1 included
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