Students collect daily weather types throughout the school year using a spreadsheet program and Meteorologist freeware in order to predict weather changes and compare seasons. An Appleworks worksheet is included.
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The Weather Channel Virtual Field Trip – Severe Winter Weather
As young meterologists learn about extreme winter weather forecasts, they find themselves taking a journey into the past by interviewing their family members to share their memories of the worse winter storm or winter weather disaster...
3rd - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review 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
Weathering and Erosion Science Lab Activity
Weathering and erosion labs have never been sweeter! Construct three different experiments to observe the affects that water, ice, and crumbs have on a frosted graham cracker and identify the changing process each test represents.
4th - 6th 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 plan about creating weather instruments, including weather vanes, barometers, wind socks, anemometers, and thermometers. Kids research weather patterns...