Measuring Weather Teacher Resources
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New Review Weather Where We Live
Over a span of two weeks or more, mini meteorologists record weather-related measurements. What makes this particular resource different from others covering similar activities are the thorough details for the teacher and printables for the students.
3rd - 5th Science 16 Views 14 Downloads
Operation Weather Station
Students work in cooperative groups to create a working weather station. Tkey use the weather station to collect weather data over a one-week period. Students compare the data from their weather station to actual weather information from newspapers or online sources.
3rd - 5th Science 7 Views 41 Downloads
Weather with Lewis and Clark: Then and Now
Fourth graders observe and write descriptions of the weather in a journal for one week. They research the daily journals of Lewis and Clark, compare the weather words used to their own personal journals, and discuss the need to accurately measure weather.
4th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
Weather Investigation Through The Internet
Students explore the Earth's climatic regions and their characteristics. Using the Internet, they evaluate regional vegetation, agriculture, and population density. Students name and describe instruments that measure weather. They produce a simulated "weather news" program.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 5 Downloads
What's Up With the Weather?
Learners pull from their research, conversations, and everyday lives to determine whether or not an area is safe enough from severe weather to make a home. They are challenged to form an opinion, and justify their ideas to others.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 20 Downloads
Make A Rain Gauge
Students explore mathematics by participating in a nature measurement activity. In this rain lesson, students discuss the appropriate methods used in order to measure rain downpour. Students utilize a plastic bottle, tape, stones and a marker to conduct a rain measurement experiment while later answer study questions regarding the results.
4th - 5th Math 3 Views 1 Download
Measuring Elevation Past and Present
After viewing a short video about a climb up Mount Everest, high schoolers read about triangulation for measuring distant elevations. Have your class work in groups to construct an inclinometer and then use it to measure the height of three schoolyard trees.
6th - 12th Math 11 Views 16 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Study Jams! Weather Instruments
Concise, yet complete, this set of seven slides describes with photos and text the different basic instruments for measuring weather factors. After viewing, young meteorologists will be able to talk about how to measure humidity, wind direction, wind speed, air pressure, and precipitation.
4th - 8th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
Here is a fabulous collection of lessons for your emerging meteorologists! In them, learners will utilize satellite data to determine distribution of rainfall, research global rainfall patterns, and utilize their knowledge to propose new instruments and satellite missions that can help us understand the changes in the earth's climate.
5th - 8th Science 25 Views 54 Downloads
Weather Dot Com
Learners examine the need for a standard unit of temperature and measure temperature with a thermometer. They discuss the details of a thermometer and the calibrations used, record temperature data for inside and outside, explore weather websites, and calculate changes in temperatures.
3rd - 6th Math 8 Views 47 Downloads
Operation Weather Station
Students build a working weather station. In this weather forecasting lesson plan, students build a working weather station and collect data over the course of a week. Students also collect actual weather data from newspapers or online resources to compare with their findings.
2nd - 4th Science 11 Views 103 Downloads