Learners explain the collection of weather data as presented in different formats. They use appropriate terminology related to weather maps and use the Internet to capture weather data from a city of choice and present a TV style weather report.
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The Weather Channel Virtual Field Trip – Tornadoes
Tornadoes are violent and destructive, yet most people are fascinated by them. Topics such as safety and emergency preparedness are covered, in addition to hands-on activities like making a tornado in a bottle and plotting/mapping...
3rd - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
It's All in the Name: Weather Versus Climate
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...
5th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Predicting Whether the Weather is Good for the Garden
Can your class predict the weather? Show them how they can come close with a lesson about creating weather instruments, including weather vanes, barometers, wind socks, anemometers, and thermometers. Kids research weather patterns and...
Get the Picture - Severe Weather Graphs and Other Visual Representations
Whereas the instructional activity is an analysis of weather-related data, it can be used in any science class to teach how to review data, graphs, and visual models for pertinent information, and how sometimes these representations help...
5th - 9th Science