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Obtain and combine information to describe climates in different regions of the world.

 
12 Lesson(s)
   

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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Climate Is What You Expect - Close Reading

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

Climate is the pattern of weather over a long period of time in a given region.

 
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Climate Research- Independent

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

Weather patterns around the world can be predicted based on long term observations of a particular climate.

 
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nsta interactive noaa climate zones
   

Interpreting Live Data

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

How can you interpret live geological data?

 
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Fearsome Flash Floods - Design Solutions - Explain (Session 1)

3rd Grade Science » Unit: Weather Hazards- Design Solutions
3rd Grade Science » Unit: Weather Hazards- Design Solutions
Jennifer Valentine
Tucson, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students are great problem solvers and this activity allows them to showcase that creativity while developing oral language skills.

Standards:
 
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jesus lesson image
   

Climate Research- Tundra

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

Patterns of change can be used to make predictions.

 
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Estimating Local Rainfall

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

In order to understand scientific measurements and estimates, the values need to be made in or changed to a common unit of measurement.

 
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Comparing Regional Temperatures - Day 2

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

Patterns of change can be used to make predictions.

 
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annual average temperature map lesson image
   

Hurricanes. Assessment Day

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

Summative assessments will measure what students have learned , and can apply, at the end of a unit.

 
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Fearsome Flash Floods - Design Solution - Explain (Session 2)

3rd Grade Science » Unit: Weather Hazards- Design Solutions
3rd Grade Science » Unit: Weather Hazards- Design Solutions
Jennifer Valentine
Tucson, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Communicating ideas and critiquing the reasoning of others are important science and math practices that transfer across all subject areas.

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

Take advantage of unusual moments to engage your students in meaningful learning!

Standards:
 
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fog
   

Winter Poems

3rd Grade Science » Unit: Writing, Reading and Science
3rd Grade Science » Unit: Writing, Reading and Science
Jennifer Valentine
Tucson, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students will express factual informational information about climate in descriptive poetry.

 
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