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Use and share observations of local weather conditions to describe patterns over time.

 
19 Lesson(s)
   

Senses Help Scientists

Kindergarten Science » Unit: Me, Myself and I
Kindergarten Science » Unit: Me, Myself and I
Joanne  Clapp
Lexington Park, MD
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Using our five senses helps improve our observational skills.

 
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Resources (16)
child with
   

Exploring Weather- One, Two, Three, Forecast!

Kindergarten Science » Unit: What? Weather?
Kindergarten Science » Unit: What? Weather?
Linda Berger
San Jose, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Why is it important to predict future weather?

 
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Resources (12)
 
Reflections (1)
weather watch
   

What do I Wear? An introduction to Weather

Kindergarten Science » Unit: Wondering about weather??
Kindergarten Science » Unit: Wondering about weather??
Dawn Gunn
Phoenix, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Kids in certain climates do not experience a wide variety of weather. This lesson helps kids learn about types of weather that many have only seen on TV.

 
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Reflections (1)
what to wear
   

The Ever Changing Seasons

Kindergarten Science » Unit: Apples
Kindergarten Science » Unit: Apples
Joanne  Clapp
Lexington Park, MD
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Observing a native tree helps students gather and communicate information which describes the qualitative changes through the seasons.

 
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four
   
Kindergarten Science » Unit: What? Weather?
Linda Berger
San Jose, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Why is it important to understand the origin of weather?

 
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Resources (14)
 
Reflections (1)
layers of atmosphere
   

Describing Weather- Season Reasons

Kindergarten Science » Unit: What? Weather?
Kindergarten Science » Unit: What? Weather?
Linda Berger
San Jose, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Why do we have seasons?

 
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Resources (18)
 
Reflections (1)
season lesson image
   

Exploring Weather- One, Two, Three, Forecast! Part 2

Kindergarten Science » Unit: What? Weather?
Kindergarten Science » Unit: What? Weather?
Linda Berger
San Jose, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

How does a weather forecast make my environment safer?

 
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Resources (11)
 
Reflections (1)
weather forecast prt2
   

Leaves of a Different Color

Kindergarten Science » Unit: Fall
Kindergarten Science » Unit: Fall
Joanne  Clapp
Lexington Park, MD
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Collecting leaves from the playground, sorting, counting and recording data helps students practice a basic scientific skill - analyzing data.

 
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Resources (21)
 
Reflections (1)
leaves on the
   

Wacky Weather-Olympic Track Star-Tracking Weather

Kindergarten Science » Unit: What? Weather?
Kindergarten Science » Unit: What? Weather?
Linda Berger
San Jose, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Why do people need to track weather over time?

 
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Resources (14)
 
Reflections (1)
weather
   

What? Weather? Assessment

Kindergarten Science » Unit: What? Weather?
Kindergarten Science » Unit: What? Weather?
Linda Berger
San Jose, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

What does a weather forecast do to help us survive?

 
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Resources (15)
 
Reflections (1)
weather assessment image
   

What is Weather?

Kindergarten Science » Unit: Weather
Kindergarten Science » Unit: Weather
Kasie Hamman
Flagstaff, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students dive deeper into the causes of weather!

Standards:
 
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Resources (11)
 
Reflections (1)
weather
   

I Have Rain and you Don't?

Kindergarten Science » Unit: Wondering about weather??
Kindergarten Science » Unit: Wondering about weather??
Dawn Gunn
Phoenix, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Rain isn't magic; it's part of the water cycle and this lesson makes it clear to kids how that happens.

Standards:
 
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Reflections (1)
rain
   

Do you Snow What This is?

Kindergarten Science » Unit: Wondering about weather??
Kindergarten Science » Unit: Wondering about weather??
Dawn Gunn
Phoenix, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Kids will learn how temperature and weather effects how people dress and behave.

 
Favorites (4)
 
Resources (19)
 
Reflections (1)
snow
   

Clouds

Kindergarten Science » Unit: Weather
Kindergarten Science » Unit: Weather
Kasie Hamman
Flagstaff, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

The students take on the role as teacher and teach each other about cloud formation!

 
Resources (16)
 
Reflections (1)
clouds
   

Rain

Kindergarten Science » Unit: Weather
Kindergarten Science » Unit: Weather
Kasie Hamman
Flagstaff, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Kindergarteners learn about the water cycle one drop at a time!

 
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Resources (13)
 
Reflections (1)
rain
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