Earth and Space Science
Featured Earth and Space Science Activities
Why are there clouds? Explore the water cycle.
- Dew Point
Figure out the dew point temperature for your classroom.
- Earthquakes Around the World
In this activity you will use a computer model to investigate earthquakes and volcanic eruptions.
- Evaporative Cooler
How can the cooling effect of evaporating water be used for air conditioning?
- Greenhouse Effect in a Greenhouse
Relate changes in sunlight to the temperature of air trapped in a container.
- Greenhouse Light and Temperature
By using a temperature sensor, we can relate changes in sunlight to the temperature of the air being trapped in a container.
- Is There Life in Space?
Explore the question: Can there be life outside of Earth?
- Launching a Satellite
Study how to fire something into space.
- Modeling Earth's Climate
Examine climate data and models to explore what we might be able to predict about the Earth's future, and how sure we will be about it.
- Our Solar System
Study the planets in our solar system using a computer model.
- Radiant Energy Flow
Explore the energy balance between incoming and outgoing radiation on the earth.
- Relative Humidity Measurement
Measure relative humidity in the air by comparing the wet bulb and dry bulb temperatures
- Will There Be Enough Fresh Water?
Explore the question: Will there be enough fresh water for the growing human population?