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108 resources with the concept weather patterns

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Personal Observations

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students investigate earth science by completing an observations worksheet. In this weather identification instructional activity, students read the book What Will the Weather Be Like Today? and sing a song about temperatures. Students...
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Heat Waves

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Students explore weather patterns by conducting an experiment in class. In this heatwaves activity, students identify how weather raises to an unhealthy degree and the effect it can have on people and their environment. Students utilize...
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What's the Connection?

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders identify the relationship between the ocean and the weather. In this meteorology lesson, 9th graders research the relationship between the ocean, lithosphere, and atmosphere. They create a multimedia poster to illustrate...
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Weather Watch

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners examine weather patterns. In this weather lesson, students examine daily weather maps, identify weather patterns, and forecast weather based on the patterns they note.
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Weather Research

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students compare and contrast weather conditions. In this weather lesson plan, students conduct online research to identify the weather conditions for the city they have chosen. Students compare and contrast the similarities and...
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Weather Observation Lesson

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Learners observe weather patterns.  In this weather science lesson, students observe weather conditions and record weather data on a log for a week.  Learners compare and discuss their results.
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Create a Convection Cell

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students create a model of a convection cell. In this weather activity, students use a clear container, red food coloring, and ice cubes to create a model of a convection cell. Students discuss weather patterns and how they form.
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Measuring Wind Speed

For Teachers K - 5th
Students study wind speed and collect wind speed data. In this wind speed lesson, students visit a website to learn about the local wind speed forecast for their week. Students discuss wind and wind speed. Students collect wind speed...
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Elders Predict Snow

For Teachers K - 4th
Students interview Native Indians to learn their ways for predicting and measuring snowfall. In this weather measurement lesson, students invite a Native Elder to their classroom to tell them about how they predicted weather. Students...
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Weather-Air Temperature

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Learners complete activities to learn about changing air temperature. For this air temperature lesson, students study various ways to measure air temperature and learn factors that influence temperature. Learners study the weather in a...
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Reasons for the Seasons

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders study the Earth's tilt to learn about seasons. In this seasons lesson, 4th graders complete research to learn how the tilt of the Earth is responsible for the seasons. Students also use related vocabulary terms and draw a...
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Weather Changes from Day to Day

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students study weather changes and how they occur. In this weather lesson plan, students add water to snow powder and record the changes to the powder. Students view pictures of weather patterns in a PowerPoint. Students then complete a...
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Collect the Weather Lesson Plan

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Learners explore the weather. In this weather spreadsheet lesson, students keep track of weather patterns as they use instruments and resources to chart the data the collect in spreadsheet form.
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Hurricanes

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students study hurricanes and their patterns. In this hurricane instructional activity, students watch a video clip tracing Hurricane's Ivan's path in Alabama. Students discuss hurricanes and watch a 3-D video of Hurricane Ivan. Students...
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Create a Tornado

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students study weather patterns and conditions by making their own tornado. In this tornado lesson, students create a tornado in a bottle to study weather conditions.
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Weather Patterns II

For Students 6th - 8th
In this weather worksheet, students use the diagram shown to explain what kinds of clouds form along the different types of air fronts. Then they describe what happens to the temperature when a particular front passes through. Students...
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Weather Watch

For Teachers K - 8th
Pupils complete a series of lessons in which they study daily weather patterns and examine extreme weather conditions. They complete activities that range from visual observation of daily weather to building a weather station and...
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Defining Drought

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars examine the hydrologic impacts of drought. They look at drought from a variety of prespectives. Students first focus on the scientific definition of drought, including weather patterns, water cycles, water requirements by...
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Poetry in Weather

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students identify clouds outdoors using a cloud chart and then draw the types they observe. They read the poem, "Fog" by Carl Sandburg and then compose their own cloud poem using various styles of poetry.
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Brochure Writing: Severe Weather Patterns

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students observe weather patterns. They reserach important facts about severe weather. Using computer technology, students create a detailed brochure explaining six severe weather patterns.
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Weather Detectives

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders make weather observations and record data. They use the internet to get data on the weather. After 5 days students predict the weather for the next 3 days.
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Famine

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine ways to address famine. Their recommendations are compiled into a web page.
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Sensational Seasons

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore how seasonal weather patterns affect temperature and their lives.
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Water Supply

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore weather patterns by completing an Internet project. In this water cycle lesson, 4th graders read assigned text including a Magic School Bus book about precipitation and water. Students complete a water science...