Weather vane Teacher Resources
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Different Strokes For Different Folktales
Young readers use graphic organizers, such as Venn diagrams and story maps, to analyze a variety of folktales and the elements of a story. They use writing, sequencing activities, and creative art to identify the morals learned from a read aloud.
K - 1st Language Arts 32 Views 542 Downloads
Weather, Climate and Atmospheric Process
Students explore Earth science by completing a could identification activity. In this weather instructional activity, 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 6 Views 72 Downloads
Ballooning Inside the Box
Young scholars use similar triangles to solve a real-world problem. In this geometry lesson plan, students explore properties of ratios and proportion as used in similar triangles and use proportions to determine the indirect height of an object.
8th - 10th Math 5 Views 26 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 17 Views 122 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 10 Downloads
Blowin' In The Wind
Learners 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
The Air Out There
Students investigate air movement by constructing a windmill or a weathervane. In this physics lesson, students measure the speed of the air using their windmills and determine the direction the wind is blowing with their weathervane. Data is collected and reviewed as a whole class.
4th - 6th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
Students predict the amount of snowfall for the week and measure snowfall. In this measuring snowfall lesson, student use a precipitation gauge to measure the week's snowfall; and analyze the data to determine whether or not the predictions were accurate.
K - 4th Science 3 Views 7 Downloads
Students research the history of American Folk Art, as evidenced in weathervanes and whirligigs. They compare and contrast the traditional examples they find with their more modern drawings. They then recognize and apply math terms such as diagonal, parallel, and perpendicular.
1st - 6th Math 3 Views 0 Downloads