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108 resources with the concept weather patterns

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Why Do We Have Weather?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Convection is offered as the reason behind our weather phenomena. This presentation assumes that viewers are familiar with the methods of heat transfer, and is therefore more geared toward middle-school meteorologists. The focus is on...
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Seasons on a Farm

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Reading The Year at Maple Hill Farm by Alice and Martin Provensen and Kathy Henderson’s And the Good Brown Earth launches this exploration of the growing cycle and the seasonal changes in a garden. Groups create month collages...
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The Water Cycle (Evaporation, Condensation, Precipitation)

For Teachers 1st - 4th
The 3 steps of the water cycle, evaporation, condensation, and precipitation, are the focus of this activity. After a neat demonstration of rain using hot water, a pie tin, and ice cubes, young scientists observe and discuss the elements...
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Tornado Alley

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Looking for a presentation on tornadoes, and the area of our country known as "Tornado Alley?" Then, this presentation is for you! Students analyze data and answer questions related to the maps of Oklahoma and tracking data for...
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Weather Proverbs

For Teachers K - 5th
Your class explores weather proverbs and superstitions from around the country and writes their own proverb about weather. They interview community elders to learn proverbs about Alaska and its weather. Then they discuss several example...
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Global Warming

For Teachers 7th - 12th
This contains a writing prompt about global warming that could be adapted in a number of ways. The resource provides some information about global warming and possible effects. Learners explore the enhanced greenhouse effect and the...
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The Weather

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore earth science by reading articles in class. In this weather identification lesson, students analyze weather science articles on the Internet and view their own local weather patterns as well. High schoolers define...
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The Weather Around Us

For Teachers 1st
First graders explore weather patterns. In this weather lesson, 1st graders research the daily weather by creating a graph of the daily weather conditions. Students use the computer to access information regarding the weather forecast....
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Create a Cloud In a Jar

For Teachers K - 6th
Students investigate cloud formation. In this weather lesson, students examine how clouds are formed. Students participate in experiments that model how water vapor in the air works.
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Create a Pamphlet

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students explore weather conditions. For this weather investigation lesson, students use various search engines to list three facts about weather patterns, new vocabulary words, and a picture of a weather condition. Students use this...
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Weather - Changing Patterns in Nature

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders investigate changing weather. In this weather lesson, 2nd graders observe day to day weather and watch for patterns that repeat in weather. Students compare and describe weather patterns.
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Excel temperature Graphs

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students gather data about the weather in Nome, Alaska. In this Nome Temperature lesson, students create an excel graph to explore the weather trends in Nome.  Students will find the average weather and add a trend line to their graph.
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Weather Observation Journal

For Teachers K - 4th
Young scholars record weather for a period of one month. In this weather lesson, students observe weather for one month on a large pictograph. Young scholars record clouds, wind, temperature and any other weather conditions they observe....
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Predicting Storms and Weather

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students use weather pattern worksheets to research how weather is predicted. In this weather prediction lesson plan, students predict the weather based on the wind, rain, currents, and other patterns.
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Drought Threatens Huge Man-Made Lake

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Young scholars locate Lake Mead, then read a news article about Lake Mead drying up and how that would effect water and power supplies to the region. In this current events lesson, the teacher introduces the article with a map and...
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Climates Vary

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this weather worksheet, students label 6 climate zones on a world map as polar, temperate or tropical. Students answer 4 short answer questions about climate zones.
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The Four Seasons

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Learners access, generate, process and transfer information utilizing appropriate technologies concerning the four seasons. They analyze and evaluate the program and then create a short PowerPoint Presentation on the information they...
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Graphing the Weather

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders predict the weather for their area using simple weather instruments. They take readings for a month during a season and graph their results. Students describe weather patterns based on their data and predict future weather...
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Naming the Clouds

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine how water condenses into clouds and identify the different types of clouds using the same system devised over 200 years ago. They listen to a book about clouds, and create a Cloud Key. Next, they record their...
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Cloud and Weather Patterns

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine how weather patterns generally move from west to east across the United States, and how clouds are formed and are related to the water cycle. They view and discuss a PowerPoint presentation of the types of clouds,...
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Research a Severe Weather Pattern of Interest

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students select a severe weather pattern of interest (tornadoes, hurricanes, floods, lightning, hail, and thunderstorms) and research these patterns to collect data for a report they write in the next instructional activity.
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Weathering the Odds

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore the limitations of weather forecasting and how consumer-driven weather forecasting companies attempt to meet the demand for accurate, long-term weather forecasting. They act as meteorologists, researching the weather.
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Comparing Weather Patterns of Two Different Cities

For Teachers 6th
Junior meteorologists work in collaborative groups to collect information on the weather patterns of two different cities. They use NOAA's National Weather Service website and contact actual meteorologists in their chosen cities. The...
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Weather Proverbs

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students inspect earth science by writing a catchy weather saying. In this weather warning instructional activity, students read a list of proverbs written by elders and wise men from around the world regarding weather predictions based...