What is a blizzard? Why do they happen? What can we do to keep ourselves safe in the snow? In these five engaging lessons your students will explore, discover, and remember a wealth of information about blustery, snowy BLIZZARDS!
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How Blizzards Happen
In this interactive adventure, students join a droplet of water as she voyages through the water cycle and becomes a small part of a large blizzard. Along the way, students gain an insider’s perspective on how blizzards happen!
Blasts from the Past
The United States has seen some truly monstrous blizzards. In this activity, students will explore ten of the worst blizzards in our history, then rank them using evidence and reasoning.
Snow Day SCORE Calculator
Got a snowstorm coming? Your class and community can bond over the question: will we have school tomorrow, or will it be a SNOW DAY?
Battle That Blizzard - Engineering Challenge
Oh no — SNOW! When the town is buried by a blizzard, can your student engineers come to the rescue and build a device to plow the city to safety?
Staying Safe: Blizzard Edition
Learn how to mitigate the damage caused by a blizzard, then share your learning with others to help keep them safe.
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