UW Research Modules for Highschool

Lesson description: Rain on Snow Events: What melts snow faster: Warm rain, the Sun or Condensation? We explore the different types of energy fluxes that melt snow through an excel Snow model in the context of pacific northwest floods and changes in future climate.

Information about this lesson plan and help using this module in your high school class can be found here.

ROS Video

ROS Power Point Slides from Video

Excel Energy Balance Snow Model

Hand out for Excel activity

Pacific Science Center Fellowship:

Working with the Pacific Science Center, we developed two hands on snow exhibts aimed at 2-4 and 5-14 year old participants. Information about participating at the Portal to the Public can be found here

Recent Outreach Photos

Hypothesising about how much air/water/ice is in our fake snow (made with an snowcone machine!)