Curious George: Blowing in the Wind

A lesson all about wind begins with a short video featuring the loveable monkey, Curious George. Scholars take part in thoughtful discussion then set forth to identify objects that wind can move. They record their findings on a chart and reflect on their conclusions. 

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Instructional Ideas
  • Record findings as a class on chart paper
  • Check the weather—if possible, conduct the lesson on a windy day
  • Stay Covid safe—avoid blowing to decrease chances of passing infected droplets; use fans, paper, and hands
Classroom Considerations
  • Preview the materials list to find out what you need and collect what you already have
Pros
  • Includes a home connection to add family members to the learning experience
  • The plan is simple and easy to follow
Cons
  • None