Exploring Physical Phenomena: What happens when light from the Sun shines on the Earth?
Unit 3 Table of Contents
Question 3.13 What NGSS science and engineering practices, cross-cutting concepts, and disciplinary core ideas have you used in developing an explanation for the occurrence of hot sand, cool water, clouds, and sea breezes late in the afternoon after a sunny day at the beach?
- FIG. 3.1 Cup of water.
- FIG. 3.2 Pot with thermometer
- FIG. 3.3 Example of student’s Table III.1 showing change-in-state of water graph.
- FIG. 3.4 Demonstrate of evaporating puddles.
- FIG. 3.5 Illustration of sweat glands that produce perspiration.
- FIG. 3.6 Demonstration of transpiration.
- FIG. 3.7 Example of sublimation.
- FIG. 3.8 Melting ice cube.
- FIG. 3.9 Melting sea ice during summer in the Artic.
- FIG. 3.10 Demonstration of condensation.
- FIG. 3.11 Demonstration of precipitation.
- FIG. 3.12 Illustration of freezing liquid water to make ice cubes.
- FIG. 3.13 Freezing winter weather.
- FIG. 3.14 Demonstration of convection currents.
- FIG. 3.15 Example of student’s entries into Table III.2 about the water cycle.
- FIG. 3.16 Example of student’s diagram of the water cycle.
- FIG. 3.17 Set up for comparing the way that energy from a lamp warms up sand and water.
- FIG. 3.18 Example of student’s entries into Table III.3 about properties of materials.
- FIG. 3.19 Student’s graph of temperature changes for sand and water.
- FIG. 3.20 Dependence of solar reflection upon angle of incidence.
- FIG. 3.21 Albedo of various surfaces.
- FIG. 3.22 Student’s diagram explaining why clouds and sea breezes often appear in the afternoon after a sunny day at the beach.
- FIG. 3.23 Model of Juan de Fuca Plate subsiding under the North American Plate.
- FIG 3.24a p-waves during an earthquake.
- FIG 3.24b s-waves during an earthquake.
- FIG 3.25 Tsunami danger alert sign.
- FIG 3.26 Tsunami evacuation zone map for Seaside, OR.
- FIG 3.27 Instructions if you feel a tsunami.
- FIG. 3.28 Student’s entries to Table III.4 about use of NGSS crosscutting concepts.
- TABLE III.1 Central ideas about changes in states of matter
- TABLE III.2 Central ideas about the water cycle
- TABLE III.3 Central ideas about the properties of materials
- TABLE III.4 Crosscutting concepts (NGSS, 2013) in the context of thermal phenomena and the influence of light and thermal phenomena on the water cycle and sea breezes