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Students 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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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 Weather or Not
What is the difference between weather and climate? This is the focus question of a instructional activity that takes a deeper look at how weather data helps determine climate in a region. Using weather and climate cards, students decide...
5th - 6th 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
Get the Picture - Severe Weather Graphs and Other Visual Representations
Whereas the lesson is an analysis of weather-related data, it can be used in any science class to teach how to review data, graphs, and visual models for pertinent information, and how sometimes these representations help to clarify...
5th - 9th Science