Introduction to GRASPS Weather Forecast

This Introduction to GRASPS Weather Forecast activity & project also includes:

You don't need a green screen! Here is your opportunity to be a weather person, presenting weather forecasts live to your peers. Groups analyze weather patterns and data to determine a three-day forecast and present it to their class using current data, weather maps, and satellite maps in their talk. 

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CCSS: Designed
NGSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Use as a culminating activity for a unit on weather
  • Incorporate the related literature by having learners read as homework
Classroom Considerations

  • The lesson may take one to two class periods to gather data and write weather predictions; depending upon the size of the class, presentations may take another one to three days
Pros

  • Provides a rubric
  • Gives differentiated instructions for learners at different stages based on an included pre-assessment
  • Includes a script for presentations
Cons

  • None
NGSS