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Science Action Club: Cloud Quest Kit

Item # 653705 New Online Only This product is not available in our print catalog.

Cloud Quest explores the impact of clouds on weather and climate. Using the GLOBE® Observer citizen science platform, youth identify sky conditions and report their discoveries to NASA. Researchers map these observations against satellite image data to study how clouds influence the flow of energy through Earth's atmosphere. Kit includes activity plans, supplies for 20+ students, and staff training.

Price

$1,499.00

Ships from the manufacturer and will arrive on or about 8/13/21

A Science Action Club kit makes it easy and fun to lead hands-on STEM in afterschool and summer programs—no experience necessary. Through games, projects, and exciting investigations, youth explore nature, contribute to authentic science research, and design creative strategies to protect the planet.

With content from a world-class science museum and research institution, the kit includes easy-to-follow activity plans, a complete set of STEM supplies, and 2-hour online, self-paced, professional development training for staff. The training provides step-by-step guidance for all 12 activities in the unit, as well as important science concepts and helpful strategies for teaching STEM in an informal learning environment.

Cloud Quest explores the impact of clouds on weather and climate. Using the GLOBE® Observer citizen science platform, youth identify sky conditions and report their discoveries to NASA. Researchers map these observations against satellite image data to study how clouds influence the flow of energy through Earth's atmosphere.

Additional Information

  • Recommended grades: 5-8
  • Number of students supported: 20+
  • Number of activities: 12+
  • Contact hours: Each activity is designed for a 60- to 90-minute club session and can be extended with the bonus resources included
  • Lesson plan sample PDF: Build a Satellite
  • Lesson plan sample PDF: Connect to NASA
  • Standards alignment: NGSS Connections
  • Recommended settings: Summer camps, afterschool programs, homeschool environments

Activity Topics

  • Get to Know a Cloud
  • Build a Satellite
  • Ground Truthing
  • A Closer Look at the Sky
  • Connect to NASA
  • Rocket Science
  • Drain to Rain
  • Measure the Wind
  • Erupt a Volcano
  • Fly a Kite
  • Green Design
  • Cloud Conclusions

Learn more about this program at www.calacademy.org/sac.

  • This item is only available at Carolina.com.
 
Components Qty Included?
Altitude Axis 1 Included
Build an Anemometer Handouts 10 Included
Cloud Cover Categories Cards Set 4 Included
Cloud Cover Grids 10 Included
Cloud Cover Photos Set 4 Included
Cloud Identification Cards Set 2 Included
Cloud Quiz Show Scorecard 1 Included
Construction Paper, Colored, Packs 2 Included
Construction Paper, Gray, Sheets 10 Included
Construction Paper, White, Sheets 10 Included
Tissue Paper, Gray, Sheets 10 Included
Tissue Paper, White, Sheets 10 Included
Kite Paper, Sheets 20 Included
Design a Satellite Cards Set 5 Included
Drain to Rain Maps 20 Included
Drain to Rain Signs Set 1 Included
Drain to Rain Stations Set 1 Included
Fly a Kite Instructions Set 4 Included
Green Building Challenge Cards Set 1 Included
Science Action Club Certificates 20 Included
Science Action Club Stickers 20 Included
SatCom Relay Images Set 1 Included
Sky Color Strips 10 Included
Sky Survey Charts 5 Included
Sky Survey Stickers 50 Included
Which Cloud Am I? Grids 20 Included
Graduated Cylinders 5 Included
Hole Punchers 4 Included
Markers, Packs 2 Included
Scissors 5 Included
Blindfold 1 Included
Cotton Balls 100 Included
Effervescent Tablets 40 Included
Foil, Sheets 20 Included
Glue Sticks 5 Included
Pipe Cleaners 40 Included
Popsicle Sticks 100 Included
Skewers 40 Included
Straws, Narrow 50 Included
Straws, Wide 10 Included
String, Spools 2 Included
Tape 10 Included
T-Pins 11 Included
Baking Soda, Bag 1 Included
Cups 55 Included
Food Coloring, Box 1 Included
Plastic Vials 10 Included
Cloud Quest Guidebook 1 Included
Cloud Quest Buttons 20 Included
Dish Soap, Bottle 1 Included
Vinegar, Bottle 1 Included
Science Action Club Notebooks 20 Included
Science Action Club Pencils 20 Included