Why?Sci A Multimedia Resource for 7th and 8th Grade Classrooms
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Why?Sci A Multimedia Resource for 7th and 8th Grade Classrooms

Real-world connections to classroom concepts!  These multimedia modules, aligned to Ohio Academic Content Standards for Physical and Earth Sciences, combine video and curriculum materials to create an engaging exploration of weather forecasting, weather observations and plate tectonics.

Each module includes:

  • Student video: 4-6 minutes videos designed to spark student curiosity;
  • Professional Development Video - teacher edition video and bonus tracks designed to provide more in-depth explanations of the science concepts; and,
  • Curriculum Guide - video viewing guide, assessment tools, resources, learning activities, etc., for further exploration.

The modules are:

Weather Observations and Measurements

Weather Forecasting

Plate Tectonics

 


This project is made possible through generous support from eTech Ohio.

Special thanks to Mike Stone, Meteorologist, WTOL, Channel 11; Dr. Michael Hansen, The Ohio State University Seismic Network; and Karen Clark, Meteorologist, National Weather Servcie, Detroit, Michigan.