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Anything and Everything You Wanted to Know About Cryogenics  This is a comprehensive review of the subject of cryogenics. The information is presented in outline form and can be utilized for either a brief introduction to the subject or an in depth overview. Included are helpful diagrams and also ideas for activities that explore cryogenics. 
Around the World with Levers  In this lesson, students will learn about the three classes of levers via a PowerPoint presentation and worksheet. They will then use their knowledge of levers to play a game. Students will answer questions at different stations correctly to move on the next station. The main goal is to go to every station, traveling all the way “around the world” to win the game. Students will also use small, everyday objects to model the different types of levers. 
Asthma  This activity is designed to allow students to get a feel for what it must be like to have asthma. 
Atmosphere Model  This activity allows students to understand differences in atmosphere composition on Earth, Mars, and Venus. The power point presentation, “Atmosphere”, provides student with a basic introduction about the atmosphere.  
Atmospheric Movement  This lesson plan will educate students on how to identify how global patterns of atmospheric movement influence local weather using weather maps that show high and low pressures and fronts. The lesson will also educate students on what conditions are necessary for changes in weather and how those changes affect weather on a global scale. This lesson includes two firey demonstrations and a hands on build-a-barometer activity! 

The PEER Program is composed of three grants entitled "GK-12 Fellows Integrate Science/Math in Rural Middle Schools", "Integrating Environmental Health Science in Rural Schools," and a Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) entitled "Science Promotion in Rural Middle Schools".

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