Model the heating of land and oceans on earth using a lamp, sand and water. Measure the temperature rise in each.
Science content (2016 curriculum):
Physics: Heat (3)
Earth/Space: Weather, Seasons, Climate Change (K, 1, 4, 7)
Earth/Space: Sun, Moon, Solar System, Universe (1, 4, 6)
Science topic (2005 curriculum connection):
Earth and Space Science: Air, Water and Soil (grade 2)
Earth and Space Science: Weather (grade 4)