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Scholastic

Study Jams! Weather Instruments

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Concise, yet complete, this set of seven slides describes with photos and text the different basic instruments for measuring weather factors. After viewing, young meteorologists will be able to talk about how to measure humidity, wind...
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Interactive
Scholastic

Study Jams! Severe Storms

For Students 4th - 8th
Tornadoes and hurricanes and blizzards, oh my! Severe storms are always occurring somewhere on the planet. By reading through these slides, learners discover the characteristics of each type. Have them do this as homework and then take...
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US Environmental Protection Agency

Weather and Climate: What's the Difference?

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Future weather forecasters collect daily temperatures over a period of time. Afterward, they compare their data with monthly averages, as researched on national weather websites, in order to grasp the difference between weather and...
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Curated OER

Regents High School Examination: Physical Setting Earth Science 2007

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This comprehensive earth science practice test is composed of 50 multiple choice questions and 32 short answer questions. The questions cover weather, the water cycle, geology, the solar system, and more. Many of the short answer...
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Curated OER

Regents High School Examination: Physical Setting Earth Science 2009

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This extensive earth science practice test is composed of 50 multiple choice questions and 31 short answer questions. The questions cover weather, the water cycle, geology, the solar system, and more. Many of the short answer questions...
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Worksheet
Curated OER

Regents High School Examination: Physical Setting Earth Science 2009

For Students 9th - 12th
Junior geologists address 50 multiple choice questions and 35 short answer questions about the earth system. Plenty of visuals are included for interpretation: diagrams, graphs, maps, photographs, laboratory setups, weather symbols, and...
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Curated OER

Regents High School Examination: Physical Setting Earth Science 2010

For Students 9th - 12th
Every topic under the sun is covered in this New York State Regents High School Examination. With the focus of earth science, participants answer 85 quesitons about the solar system, geologic time, rocks and minerals, landforms, and...
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Curated OER

Weather Instruments

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders practice making predictions about weather from conditions they observe on weather instruments and weather reports. Learners are introduced to the most basic weather reporting instruments: the thermometer, the wind vane, the...
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Curated OER

Weather Maps and Prediction

For Teachers 2nd
Young meteorologists read basic weather maps by learning about the symbols that are associated with them. This two-day lesson has some excellent demonstrations and activities to get youngsters thinking about the weather in scientific...
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Curated OER

Technology Integration Project Weather Unit Plan

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students use a variety of technology-assisted weather observation tools to observe and record local weather. They identify, measure and record weather conditions, summarize types of clouds and make graphs of their observations. Students...
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Curated OER

Branches of Earth Science

For Students 5th - 10th
Connect earth science to science occupations and real-life events with this worksheet and activity. After listing the 4 branches of earth science, learners spend some time brainstorming two activities each type of earth scientist might...
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Interactive
Curated OER

Air Pollution: What's the Solution?

For Teachers 8th - 10th
This air pollution worksheet provides a step-by-step process for gathering data about the ozone and weather. Amateur meteorologists enter data for 3 days including the air quality, the temperature, the wind speed, any particular events...
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Curated OER

Blame It On El Nino

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students study the weather phenomenon El Nino is and what causes it, and recognize how remote sensing technology can detect and predict El Nino. Students discover how El Nino affects weather conditions throughout the globe through research.
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Curated OER

What's Your Temperature?

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Learners take a look at the local newspaper and focus on the weather section. They get into small groups, and each one looks at the same map, but of a different part of the country. They must prepare a presentation that shows how...
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Curated OER

Puzzle it Out

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students study the Earth's climatic system and construct a puzzle that names all of the pieces of the  components involved.  In this Climate lesson, students draw a picture on a puzzle piece depicting a specific component. Students then...
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Curated OER

TV Weather Announcers

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Elementary schoolers collect and record weather data for their local area using data from newspapers, Web sites, and television reports. The read and record data daily, and groups prepare a presentation on their findings for the entire...
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Curated OER

Science Crossword Puzzle

For Students 6th - 8th
Class members read 25 clues about all areas of science, including biology, chemistry, weather, physical science, and insert their answers into a crossword puzzle. There is no word bank and the students would need experience with tough...
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Curated OER

Microclimate

For Teachers 4th
Learners identify, measure, and average microclimatic temperatures in a particular region. Groups of students are assigned a certain are to be sampled out on the playground, and other areas around the school campus. They record their...
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Organizer
Curated OER

Weather Adjectives

For Students 2nd - 4th
How would you describe that twisting, powerful, destructive, ferocious tornado? Have your scholars analyze a tornado using adjectives: students write six adjectives on a graphic organizer, and then use each in a sentence below. This...
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Worksheet
Curated OER

What is Earth Science?

For Students 5th - 9th
This worksheet tests general knowledge of scientific fields with a focus on those involved in earth science. Learners fill in 9 blanks using the provided word bank of scientific fields. In addition, there are 2 questions specifically...
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Curated OER

Quiz #2 - Branches of Earth Science

For Students 5th - 10th
For this earth science quiz, test-takers use photographs posted around a classroom to identify the 4 branches of earth science. They receive bonus points for identifying the event or activity of a scientist associated with the...
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Organizer
Curated OER

Branches of Earth Science Wordle

For Students 5th - 9th
Acquaint your class with the 4 branches of earth science with this visual representation of the different branches. Using 4 different colors, learners categorize the provided words into the separate branches of earth science:...
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Curated OER

Beary O'Mometer Learns About Careers In Meteorology

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore the field of meteorology. In this meteorology lesson, students explore weather-related careers as they research the field of study as well as various weather concepts. Students interview meteorologists, write business...
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Curated OER

Severe Weather Trackers

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Students explore weather terminology and the jobs that are associated with it.  In this weather lesson students write about thunderstorms and make a tornado.