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831 resources with the keyterm weather

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Estimating Altitude of Water Cloud Base

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students perform an experiment to find the dew point at ground level and then make a chart to determine where a cloud would form.
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Weather Journal Log

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students discuss the weather each day and log it on a class chart for a month.
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Hey, You Stole My Rain!

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Learners review various scenarios in regards to the water cycle to determine what the best solution is to the problem. Students write their opinions on the controversies.
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Weather Noise

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students listen to sound bytes of various weather sounds. They listen for clues as to what the weather was like when the sound was recorded. Then they write and illustrate what they think the weather conditions were at the time.
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Cloudy With a Chance of...

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students listen to the story, "Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs". Then the class creates their own version of the story with a theme of their choice. In small groups, they write and illustrate a paragraph for the class book.
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Cruising Through Clouds

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students listen to information presented about clouds. Then students determine the three main types of clouds, and how they are alike and different. They draw cirrus, stratus and cumulus clouds.
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Weather... Or Not

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students observe and discuss the local weather patterns, researching cloud types and weather patterns for cities on the same latitude on the Internet. They record the data for 6-8 weeks on a graph, and make weather predictions for their...
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Weather Wonderland

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore the types of tools that scientists use t o study weater,
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Weather Wonders

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders review the weather through a role-playing game.
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CLOUDS

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders identify "ingredients" of a cloud. They determine if a given weather scenario is beneficial for cloud formation.
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Poetry

For Teachers K
Pupils review how clouds form rain, listen to the poem April Rain Song, discuss the saying April Showers Bring May Flowers, and participate in a craft activity.
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Record the Data and Find the Averages

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students record the daily outdoor temperature as well as the number of minutes of sunlight per day over a determined period. They calculate the average temperature and minutes of sunlight per day and post their data on the project website.
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Plot! Analyze! Draw your Conclusions!

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students download data reported from the Global Sun Temperature Project website. They graph and analyze the data looking for trends and patterns. They prepare a class report with their observations and post it to the website.
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Class Final Report - Global Sun Temperature Project

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students reflect on the data they have analyzed during the Global Sun Temperature Project. They use the project website as a resource for their observations, draft a class report and post it on the Internet.
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Stargazers and Skywatchers

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students observe the daily motions of the sun and relate them to the functions of a sundial. They determine the locations of sunrises and sunsets and determine how the elevation of the sun effects temperature.
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UNIQUE ECOSYSTEMS

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explain how in any particular environment, some kinds of plants and animals survive well, some survive less well, and some cannot survive at all.
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Cloud Types and Formation of Clouds

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners take cloud and weather related photographs during the year, making certain to make notes of when, where and what time the photograph was taken. At some point all the pictures be gathered and a scrapbook or "cloud library" be made.
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Weather and Climate Lesson Plan

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students distinguish between weather and climate and give examples of weather in their town, and examples of climate in their town.
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Wet Air

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students measure the humidity in the classroom or school yard. They make a wet-bulb thermometer, record the differences in readings between a wet-bulb and dry-bulb thermometer and read the relative humidity from a humidity chart.
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Weather Everywhere

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students gain an understanding of how meteorology affects our physical world and our lives. They utilize resources on web-based activities and participate in the classroom activities to enrich their understanding.
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Bottled Up Tornadoes

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Learners simulate a tornado by using swirling water in connected bottles. They discuss what causes the vortex to be started in a real tornado.
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Clouds That Warm, Clouds that Cool

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students investigate the effects of clouds on surface temperature. They measure temperature during the day and night and record and analyze their data.
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Getting Warmer

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students examine how different materials absorb energy from the sun. They conduct various experiments and complete a temperature change graph.
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High and Low Pressure Systems

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Learners investigate and compare weather indicators used in weather forecasting. They explore a pressure systems web page on the Internet.