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Represent data in tables and graphical displays to describe typical weather conditions expected during a particular season.

 
18 Lesson(s)
   

What is Weather?

3rd Grade Science » Unit: Seasonal Weather
3rd Grade Science » Unit: Seasonal Weather
Jennifer Valentine
Tucson, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

What is weather? How do we measure it, and why?

Standards:
 
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Seasonal Weather - An Introduction

3rd Grade Science » Unit: Seasonal Weather
3rd Grade Science » Unit: Seasonal Weather
Jennifer Valentine
Tucson, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Introduce seasonal weather with local examples and key vocabulary!

Standards:
 
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Plotting Climate Data

3rd Grade Science » Unit: Earth Science
3rd Grade Science » Unit: Earth Science
Justin Price
Phoenix, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

How can you use data to create physical maps of Arizona?

 
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The Weather House - Design and Construction

3rd Grade Science » Unit: Introduction to 3rd Grade Science
3rd Grade Science » Unit: Introduction to 3rd Grade Science
Jennifer Valentine
Tucson, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students will enjoy creating a miniature house that can survive severe weather!

Standards:
 
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Sweltering Summer - Measuring Temperature

3rd Grade Science » Unit: Seasonal Weather
3rd Grade Science » Unit: Seasonal Weather
Jennifer Valentine
Tucson, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

There is a general pattern to summer temperatures in the lower 48 states but there is variation within regions.

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What is a Hurricane?

3rd Grade Science » Unit: Extreme Weather/Hurricanes
3rd Grade Science » Unit: Extreme Weather/Hurricanes
Marybelle Espin
Roselle, NJ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Scientists use models to help explain weather phenomena.

 
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Reflections (1)
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Summer Storms - Individual Experience

3rd Grade Science » Unit: Seasonal Weather
3rd Grade Science » Unit: Seasonal Weather
Jennifer Valentine
Tucson, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Intense summer storms provide an immediate, interesting natural content for analyzing and interpreting seasonal precipitation.

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Twister

3rd Grade Science » Unit: Tornadoes
3rd Grade Science » Unit: Tornadoes
Marybelle Espin
Roselle, NJ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Scientists can use their observations and records to understand tornadoes.

 
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Reflections (1)
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Which Way Does The Wind Blow? A Weather Vane Can Show You!

3rd Grade Science » Unit: Weather Instruments
3rd Grade Science » Unit: Weather Instruments
Marybelle Espin
Roselle, NJ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Meteorologists use weather instruments to observe and document weather patterns leading to more accurate forecasts.

 
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Resources (23)
 
Reflections (1)
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A Weather Tale of Two Cities

3rd Grade Science » Unit: Weather Data
3rd Grade Science » Unit: Weather Data
Marybelle Espin
Roselle, NJ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Weather varies in different regions during the same seasons.

 
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Summer Storms - Precipitation

3rd Grade Science » Unit: Seasonal Weather
3rd Grade Science » Unit: Seasonal Weather
Jennifer Valentine
Tucson, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students will practice asking specific, thoughtful questions related to scientific content and will begin to develop an understanding of questions that can't yet be answered due to insufficient data.

 
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thundercloud flickr
   

Fair or Stormy? A barometer can help you forecast the weather

3rd Grade Science » Unit: Weather Instruments
3rd Grade Science » Unit: Weather Instruments
Marybelle Espin
Roselle, NJ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Meteorologists use weather instruments to observe and document weather patterns leading to more accurate forecasts.

 
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Reflections (1)
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Feel The Wind. Know Its Strength.

3rd Grade Science » Unit: Weather Instruments
3rd Grade Science » Unit: Weather Instruments
Marybelle Espin
Roselle, NJ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Meteorologists use weather instruments to observe and document weather patterns leading to more accurate forecasts.

 
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Resources (21)
 
Reflections (1)
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Does Weather History Repeat Itself?

3rd Grade Science » Unit: Weather Data
3rd Grade Science » Unit: Weather Data
Marybelle Espin
Roselle, NJ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Scientists record weather patterns so they can make predictions about what kind of weather might happen next.

 
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Collecting Data for One Day of Winter

3rd Grade Science » Unit: Seasonal Weather
3rd Grade Science » Unit: Seasonal Weather
Jennifer Valentine
Tucson, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

If we collect enough data, the temperatures in the northern regions of the United States and/or at higher altitudes will be colder than the temperatures in the southern regions of the United States.

Standards:
 
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