Reading a Local and National Weather Map
Students examine weather maps. They examine icons and map symbols. Students explore vocabulary words related to weather. Students analyze and evaluate information provided on the weather map.
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New Review Play Ball! – Or Not…Making a Decision Using Weather Data
Should the game go on or not? An engaging lesson asks small groups to make a decision using weather data. After analyzing a map, an updated forecast, and radar information, groups have to decide whether to cancel a baseball game. They...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
New Review Recent Weather Patterns
Decide whether weather is changing! A two-part activity first challenges classes to review the differences between weather and climate. Once finished, individuals then analyze historical data to determine if climate change is happening...
7th - 9th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Forecasting Severe Weather to Communities Helps Them Prepare
Here comes the sun. Or at least the weatherman predicts there is a 90% chance the day will be sunny. While the forecast for a sunny day isn't a cause of concern for most people, predicting severe weather accurately certainly is essential...
6th - 9th Science CCSS: Designed
Torrents, Droughts, and Twisters - Oh My!
What is causing the extreme weather happening around the planet? Middle and high schoolers read about climate change as a possible link to such phenomena. Then they form groups to discuss and research one of the types of weather events....
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable