ERIC Number: ED434824
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Weather Fundamentals: Wind. [Videotape].
The videos in this educational series, for grades 4-7, help students understand the science behind weather phenomena through dramatic live-action footage, vivid animated graphics, detailed weather maps, and hands-on experiments. This episode (23 minutes) describes the roles of the sun, temperature, and air pressure in creating the incredible power of wind. The mechanics of wind speed and direction and the use of wind as an energy source are explored. How wind is used to control the flight of hot air balloons is also explained. The program includes a Teacher's Guide featuring additional information, vocabulary words, discussion questions, follow-up activities, and lists of suggested books and Internet resources. (WRM)
Descriptors: Climate, Earth Science, Environmental Education, Intermediate Grades, Junior High Schools, Meteorology, Middle Schools, Science Activities, Science and Society, Science Instruction, Scientific Concepts, Technology, Videotape Recordings, Weather, Wind (Meteorology)
Schlessinger Media, Div. of Library Video Company, P.O. Box 580, Wynnewood, PA 19096. Tel: 800-843-3620 (Toll Free).
Publication Type: Non-Print Media
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: For other tapes in series, see SE 062 880-885.