Weather vane Teacher Resources
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The Winter of Our Discontent
The resource gives some basic concepts concerning the title of the novel, basic literary elements, student developed assessments, and a philosophical notion concerning honesty in literature. The instructors are shown where they can use these activities during the pre-reading, reading, and post-reading stages of The Winter of Our Discontent.
10th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Students investigate the wind. They create an instrument to measure the speed of the wind and record the speed over several days. Students construct a weather vane to measure and record the direction of the wind. They investigate how the wind can be put to work and build a simple machine that is powered by the wind.
1st - 3rd Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
Let's Go Fly a Kite
Learners complete activities to learn about wind. In this wind lesson, students study wind in an open field and use a kite to complete their observations. Learners make a series of drawings to show how they flew their kites and explain the process of flying a kite.
1st - 3rd Science 3 Views 9 Downloads
Second graders analyze the effects of sunlight on a glass of water by using the thermometer to measure its temperature. They predict and measure the difference between water outside in the sun and shade and inside. They role-play a game with weather clothing.
2nd Science 3 Views 8 Downloads
Learners explore the ways that engineers study and harness the wind. They study the different kinds of winds and how to measure wind direction. In addition, students learn how air pressure creates winds and how engineers build and test wind turbines to harness energy from wind.
3rd - 5th Science 4 Views 12 Downloads
Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs
Second graders explore weather. In this weather lesson, 2nd graders read Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs and participate in four supplemental science activities. Students participate in Internet research, create weather maps, illustrate pictures, and design a food pyramid.
2nd Health 12 Views 42 Downloads
Weather, Climate and Atmospheric Process
Students explore Earth science by completing a could identification activity. In this weather lesson plan, students discuss the different forms of measurement for the weather of Earth. Students discuss global warming and examine a list of weather measurement tools which use to complete cloud worksheets.
6th - 7th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 19 Downloads
Air and Water in the Environment
Students demonstrate an awareness of air as a substance that surrounds us and takes up space, and whose movement we feel as wind. They predict and describe how local weather conditions affect living things, including themselves.
1st - 2nd Science 5 Views 51 Downloads
50th Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education
Students examine a poster of Brown v. Board of Education and discuss what the important details are. They read the story behind the poster and court case. They role play different sections of the case such as the court case or Linda Brown's walk from home to school.
4th - 6th Language Arts 6 Views 25 Downloads
Teaching and Learning Through Objects
Students identify and interpret the function, usefulness or utitlity, form, beauty or aesthetics, and meaning, context or story, of objects and how they learn new skills and make things that they learn traditionally, by observation and imitation, in everyday life from people around them.
4th - 8th Language Arts 7 Views 73 Downloads
When Disaster Strikes! Rocks, Minerals, Erosion and Weather
Students pretend the area they live in is subject to wind, waves and rain. In groups, they pretend they are a groups of meteorologists or geologists and are to report on the weather and damage that could occur there. Each group develops a news report to present their findings to the class.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 19 Views 124 Downloads
Building and Using Weather Instruments
Students build set of weather instruments (anemometer, wind vane, and rain gauge) and use them to collect weather data over a period of two weeks. They compare the data collected form the home-made instruments to commercially-made models.
6th - 10th Science 3 Views 11 Downloads
Blowin' In The Wind
Students predict and hypothesize the reasons for wind movement. After viewing a video, they describe the effects of a high and low pressure system and what makes the wind blow. In groups, they construct instruments that measure air pressure and wind speed.
3rd - 4th Science 3 Views 2 Downloads