Learners experiment with atmospheric and weather related phenomena. They familiarize themselves with weather terminology, and make weather instruments. They distinguish scientific predictions from myths and superstitions in these lessons.
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New Review Become a Weather Wizard
Accurate weather forecasting is something we take for granted today, making it easy to forget how complex it can be to predict the weather. Learn more about the terms and symbols used to forecast the weather with an earth science lesson...
6th - 9th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Introduction to GRASPS Weather Forecast
You don't need a green screen! Here is your opportunity to be a weather person, presenting weather forecasts live to your peers. Groups analyze weather patterns and data to determine a three-day forecast and present it to their class...
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Designed
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...
New Review This Is Your Brain on Extreme Weather
We track weather and measure it objectively, yet our own beliefs often conflict with the facts. The video discusses how our source of weather reporting and our personal experiences shape our beliefs. It also covers the concepts of...
3 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable