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Climate Change in My Backyard: Grades 5-6, Unit 2

For Teachers 5th - 6th Standards
In the second unit in a series of four, fifth and sixth graders learn about the difference between weather and climate. Scholars look at historical and recent climate data, regional and global trends, to understand that climate change...
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Climate Change in My Backyard: Grades 7-9, Unit 2

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
A pre-test launches a unit study of whether the weather is changing. After reviewing the differences between weather and climate, scholars examine historical climate data and then compare regional weather changes with overall global...
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Observing Monsoon Weather Patterns with TRMM Data

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Follow a fabulous slide show on how monsoons form and how satellite technology is being used to observe the phenomena, explaining why they occur. Afterward, visit the TRMM (Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission) website to access actual...
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Weather Patterns of the Pacific Ocean

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
How do oceans affect weather patterns? Learners define vocabulary associated with dew point, topographical lifting, condensation, and formation of clouds and precipitation as they explore the weather in the Pacific Northwest. They also...
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Cloud and Weather Patterns

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine how weather patterns generally move from west to east across the United States, and how clouds are formed and are related to the water cycle. They view and discuss a PowerPoint presentation of the types of clouds,...
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Weather Forecasting

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
According to the Farmers' Almanac, the weather will be nice today. Class members examine how weather forecasting plays a part in their lives with a resource that provides information on the history of forecasting, from using cloud...
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Introduction to GRASPS Weather Forecast

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
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...
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Weather Forecasting

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students discover how to read a current weather map. In this weather forecasting lesson, students view weather maps from three consecutive days and observe how quickly weather moves and changes.  Students review key terms associated with...
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Comparing Weather Patterns of Two Different Cities

For Teachers 6th
Junior meteorologists work in collaborative groups to collect information on the weather patterns of two different cities. They use NOAA's National Weather Service website and contact actual meteorologists in their chosen cities. The...
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Become a Weather Wizard

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
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...
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Weather Report Chart

For Teachers K - 4th
Students complete a weather report chart after studying weather patterns for a period of time. For this weather report lesson, students measure temperature, precipitation, cloud cover, wind speed, and wind direction for a month. Students...
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Recent Weather Patterns

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
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...
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Weather Forecasting

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine cold, warm, and stationary fronts. They also examine the roles of relative humidity and the way air masses move. They are to create forecasts based on the information they collect. Tapes are shared with the class.
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Moving Pictures

For Teachers 10th - 12th
An ambitious series of lessons await your high schoolers. In them, learners view many pieces of art that depict weather patterns. Pupils explore the use of rhythm and movement in the pieces and strive to create their own piece of art in...
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Investigation 8 - Weather Forecasts

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine how to predict and evaluate weather forecasts. Discuss with students why weather predictions are important to us. Ask them what people do after they hear a forecast. They brainstorm reasons forecasts are important...
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Jupiter's Weather Forecast

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students read information about Jupiter and the planet's weather. In this Jupiter weather lesson, students read information about Jupiter's weather. Students study a chart about the weather on Earth and Jupiter. Students read a weather...
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Weather Patterns and Seasonal Changes

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Get your class outside to observe their surroundings with a lesson plan highlighting weather patterns and seasonal changes. First, learners take a weather walk to survey how the weather affects animals, people, plants, and trees during...
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Investigating the Climate System WEATHER

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students research, interpret, and become able to explain general characteristics of weather in tropical regions. Students observe and compare tropical and mid-latitude weather patterns.
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Wacky Weather Forecasts

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students explore weather. In this weather lesson, students list weather vocabualry. Students use the vocabulary list for a creative writing assignment. Students incorporate a type of food into the weather forcast they create.
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Weather Watchers WebQuest

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students explore a variety of weather websites, and complete a Weather WebQuest worksheet. They read and analyze weather data, prepare a weather forecast and daily weather report, and predict the weather for the next two days.
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A Comparison of Cloud Coverage Over Africa

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students use a NASA satellite data to contrast amounts of cloud coverage over different climate regions in Africa. They explore how Earth's major air circulations affect global weather patterns, and relate to local weather patterns.
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Weathering the Odds

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore the limitations of weather forecasting and how consumer-driven weather forecasting companies attempt to meet the demand for accurate, long-term weather forecasting. They act as meteorologists, researching the weather.
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Weather Observation Journal

For Teachers K - 4th
Students record weather for a period of one month. For this weather lesson, students observe weather for one month on a large pictograph. Students record clouds, wind, temperature and any other weather conditions they observe. Students...
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Create a Pamphlet

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students explore weather conditions. In this weather investigation lesson, students use various search engines to list three facts about weather patterns, new vocabulary words, and a picture of a weather condition. Students use this...

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