Second graders, in groups, draw the rain cycle and make their own movie using a large cardboard milk carton and heavy white paper. They are assessed on their ability to identify the pattern of the rain cycle and to sequence the events in order.
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Weather Patterns and Seasonal Changes
Get your class outside to observe their surroundings with a instructional activity highlighting weather patterns and seasonal changes. First, learners take a weather walk to survey how the weather affects animals, people, plants, and...
K - 2nd Science CCSS: Adaptable
Watch the Sky: Observing Clouds and Patterns
Students observe clouds outside of the classroom. In this weather lesson, students investigate and record the clouds above their classroom everyday for three weeks. The students then analyze their data and discuss what causes specific...
2nd - 4th Science
The Water Cycle (Evaporation, Condensation, Precipitation)
The 3 steps of the water cycle, evaporation, condensation, and precipitation, are the focus of this lesson. After a neat demonstration of rain using hot water, a pie tin, and ice cubes, young scientists observe and discuss the elements...
1st - 4th Science