Climate and Vegetation Map Teacher Resources
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People and Climate
Model how the sun's energy strikes the planet and help your class relate it to a climate map. Assign small groups an individual climate zone to discuss. They reflect on and research how humans survive in the assigned climate and write a description to share with the rest of the class.
3rd - 5th Science 32 Views 28 Downloads
How Does Your Garden Grow? Discovering How Weather Patterns Affect Natural Cycles
Emergent scientists examine the unusually warm winter of 2011-2012 (called the “year without a winter”) and its effect on blossoming times and pollination. Groups engage in a weather information scavenger hunt, compare climate maps, and collect data from the US and Europe.
7th - 12th Language Arts 44 Views 79 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Exploring Biomes Lesson 1: Mapping Biomes
Environmental science learners examine satellite imagery of temperature, vegetation, precipitation, and productivity. They use these maps to understand how scientists divide the planet into major biomes. As part of a larger unit on biomes, this lesson is a vital piece.
6th - 10th Science 59 Views 268 Downloads
Climate and Vegetation
A sequence of slides starts with a guide for the instructor, but then presents all of the steps for the class to follow in order to access the Geography Network. Viewers are guided through an activity studying maps and analyzing data about habitats and weather.
1st - 10th Science 8 Views 39 Downloads
Exploring Hawaiian Mountain Zones
Fourth graders watch a video that describes the climate and vegetation zones of Hawaii. They describe the different physical conditions that create vegetation zones from the sea to the mountains. In groups, they create an illustrated Hawaiian Zonation map.
4th Science 3 Views 12 Downloads
Geography, Climate, and Adaptation
Students explore geography, climate, and adaptations by creating a country of their own. For this geography lesson, students work in groups to create a map of an imaginary country, they will include geography, climate, plants, and animals. Students design a list of three plants and animals of their country and explain their characteristics and adaptations.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 22 Views 68 Downloads
Weather Versus Climate
Learners research on the internet to understand the difference between weather and climate. In this weather versus climate lesson plan, students research the internet, read a climate zone map, look into the climate zones, and present their findings to their group.
5th - 6th Science 25 Views 137 Downloads
Pre-Columbian Cultures in the Americas
Native American studies is fun, educational, and highly motivating. Fifth graders will gain a deeper understanding of the six major pre-Columbian culture areas on the North American continent. They will choose one group and conduct research, collect data on food, clothing, climate, and region.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 24 Views 48 Downloads