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Special Ed Lesson: Rain Cloud ActivityLesson Planet
1st - 5th
What is rain and where does it come from? Help your special-needs class understand the weather concepts of rain, clouds, and the water cycle with this introductory activity. They view a PowerPoint video (not included), answer questions...
The Weather Channel Virtual Field Trip – Severe Winter WeatherLesson Planet
3rd - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
As young meterologists learn about extreme winter weather forecasts, they find themselves taking a journey into the past by interviewing their family members to share their memories of the worse winter storm or winter weather disaster...
It's All in the Name: Weather Versus ClimateLesson Planet
5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
What goes up when rain comes down? An umbrella! Activity eight in the series of 12 explores weather and climate. In pairs, participants analyze maps, watch a short video, create a weather forecast, and complete a reading to determine the...
Become a Weather WizardLesson Planet
6th - 9th CCSS: Adaptable
Accurate weather forecasting is something we take for granted today, making it easy to forget how complex it can be to predict the weather. Learn more about the terms and symbols used to forecast the weather with an earth science lesson...
Observing Monsoon Weather Patterns with TRMM DataLesson Planet
6th - 8th
Follow a fabulous slide show on how monsoons form and how satellite technology is being used to observe the phenomena, explaining why they occur. Afterward, visit the TRMM (Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission) website to access actual...
Words Related to Weather: Vocabulary ActivitiesLesson Planet
4th - 6th
Study all things weather with a packet of weather vocabulary activities. The 12-page packet includes three crosswords varying in difficulty, a mixed letter sort, a sentence sort, weather word search, and fill-in-the-blank sentences with...
Mountain Weather: Orographic LiftLesson Planet
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Why do so many mountain ranges exist next to a desert? As part of a larger series, PBS 6-8 Weather and Climate answers this question. The presentation offers diagrams and photographs of the development of a rain shadow. From Oregon to...
A Letter to Amy Teaching PlanLesson Planet
Pre-K - 2nd CCSS: Adaptable
Peter wants to send a special birthday party invitation to Amy, but a lot can happen between the front door and the mail box. Read the children's book A Letter to Amy by Ezra Jack Keats with your class to find out what happens, extending...
Weather or Not, Seasons ChangeLesson Planet
K - 2nd CCSS: Adaptable
Embark on a year long investigation of the seasons with this 10-lesson earth science unit. After being introduced to different types of weather and the tools used to measure it, young scientists perform fun hands-on activities that teach...