Weather: The Climate
Students observe the weather each day and record what he or she sees. They can record his or her data in any appropriate manner, from drawing pictures of a sunny sky to recording the temperature and rain fall on a chart.
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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
New Review What Is the Difference Between Weather and Climate?
Predict the weather using a bag of M&M's®. An activity creates a metaphor for the difference between weather and climate. Learners see weather as a single M&M® and climate as the accumulation of years of M&M's® to complete a...
3rd - 8th Science
New Review If You Can't Predict the Weather, How Can You Predict the Climate?
Why is the weather man wrong so often? Young climatologists discover how chaos rules both weather and climate through a math-based activity. Using an iterative equation, the class examines how small day-to-day weather events total up to...
6th - 12th Math
Study Jams! Weather & Climate
Introducing your class to weather concepts is a breeze with this fresh film! It differentiates between weather and climate, describes the factors that affect weather (temperature, air pressure and humidity), and displays Earth's climate...
3rd - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Weather and Climate Data Exploration
Access local temperature data online, graph averages, and critique it. Learners listen to a scenario where weather and climate are confused, and then answer questions to differentiate the two. The lesson itself is compact, but there is a...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable