This What Is the Difference Between Weather and Climate? activity & project also includes:
Predict the weather using a bag of M&M's®. An activity creates a metaphor for the difference between weather and climate. Learners see weather as a single M&M® and climate as the accumulation of years of M&M's® to complete a pretty sweet lesson!
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- Have pupils record the number of each color of candy on the board to share data as a class
- After the activity, have the class develop a definition for both weather and climate
- Requires small bags of candy for each individual
- Incorporates candy, which is always a motivator for pupils
- Includes a detailed teacher guide to aid in planning