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Upper elementary  
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Problem-based learning/solving real-world problems  
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In this activity, students learn about the aviation hazard associated with volcanic eruptions as they take the role of an air traffic controller and calculate the amount of time it will take for an ash plume to travel to the control tower. A map of... (View More)

Audience: Elementary school
Materials Cost: Free per student

In this problem-based learning activity, teams are charged by NASA to position a satellite to watch for the formation of hurricanes. Students plot the origins of historic hurricanes on a map, and use the data to identify an area of 5 degrees... (View More)

Audience: Elementary school
Materials Cost: Free per student
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