K-ESS3-2

Ask questions to obtain information about the purpose of weather forecasting to prepare for, and respond to, severe weather.

 
17 Lesson(s)
   

Severe Weather - Hurricanes - Tropical Storms Run Amok!

Kindergarten Science » Unit: Severe Weather-Wonderful Wizard
Kindergarten Science » Unit: Severe Weather-Wonderful Wizard
Linda Berger
San Jose, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Why are hurricanes so dangerous?

Standards:
 
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Resources (15)
 
Reflections (1)
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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
   

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
   

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
   

Severe Weather- Lightning and Thunder-Not So Frightening Lightning

Kindergarten Science » Unit: Severe Weather-Wonderful Wizard
Kindergarten Science » Unit: Severe Weather-Wonderful Wizard
Linda Berger
San Jose, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Where does lightning come from?

 
Resources (13)
 
Reflections (1)
thunder lightning
   

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
   

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.

 
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Resources (19)
 
Reflections (1)
snow
   

Factors of Weather- Under Pressure!

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

How do air affect our weather?

Standards:
 
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Resources (14)
 
Reflections (1)
air pressure image
   

Severe Weather - Storm Alert!

Kindergarten Science » Unit: Severe Weather-Wonderful Wizard
Kindergarten Science » Unit: Severe Weather-Wonderful Wizard
Linda Berger
San Jose, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Where is the safest place to be in a storm?

Standards:
 
Resources (12)
 
Reflections (1)
electricity lightning
   

Severe Weather - Tornados- Dorothy Was Right!

Kindergarten Science » Unit: Severe Weather-Wonderful Wizard
Kindergarten Science » Unit: Severe Weather-Wonderful Wizard
Linda Berger
San Jose, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

What makes extreme weather so dangerous?

 
Resources (16)
 
Reflections (1)
tornado lesson image
   

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
   

Severe Weather - Blizzards - Let It Snow!

Kindergarten Science » Unit: Severe Weather-Wonderful Wizard
Kindergarten Science » Unit: Severe Weather-Wonderful Wizard
Linda Berger
San Jose, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Why is it important to know about snowflakes?

 
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Reflections (1)
blizzard lesson image
   

Severe Weather Assessment- Separate and Equal!

Kindergarten Science » Unit: Severe Weather-Wonderful Wizard
Kindergarten Science » Unit: Severe Weather-Wonderful Wizard
Linda Berger
San Jose, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

How can weather parts be the same yet so different?

 
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Resources (15)
 
Reflections (1)
severe weather assessment image
   

Now That's Extreme!

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

Some kids like those in Phoenix experience an occasional monsoon. This lesson exposes them to extreme weather conditions from all over the globe.

 
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Resources (13)
 
Reflections (1)
extreme weather
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