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On Top of Old Smokey: Computer Wind Model for Predicting Smoke Movement


This article is from Issue Fall 98 - Vol. 1 No. 1.

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"Science Topics" covered in this article:
  • Earth Science
  • Technology and Science

"Environmental Topics" covered in this article:
  • Atmosphere (Educators)
  • Importance of Forest to People (Students)
  • Vegetation Protection (Fire, Insects, Endangered Species) (Educators)

Regions covered in this article:
  • Southern

"Thinking About Science Themes" covered in this article:
Specific 'Thinking About Science'Themes:
  »  Uses and Benefits of Science

"Thinking About the Environment Themes" covered in this article:

Specific 'Thinking About the Environment'Themes:
  »  Effect of natural disaster on living things

Specific "Thinking About Science" Themes:
  • Uses and Benefits of Science

"Thinking About Environmental Themes" covered in this article:
Specific 'Thinking About the Environment'Themes:
  »  Effect of natural disaster on living things

Specific "Thinking About the Environment" Themes:
  • Effect of natural disaster on living things

NSE Standards covered in this article:
  • Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry (A)
  • Abilities of technological design (E)
  • Natural hazards (F)
  • Science and technology in society (F)
  • Understandings about science and technology (E)
  • Understandings about scientific inquiry (A)

Science Benchmarks covered in this article:
  • Habits of Mind: Communication Skils
  • Historic Perspectives: Understanding Fire
  • The Nature of Science: Scientific Inquiry
  • The Nature of Technology: Design and Systems
  • The Nature of Technology: Issues in Technology
  • The Nature of Technology: Technology and Science
  • The Physical Setting: Forces of Nature