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Make a claim about the merit of a design solution that reduces the impacts of a weather-related hazard.

 
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Design Your Society

8th Grade Science » Unit: Design a Resilient, Self-Sustaining Community
8th Grade Science » Unit: Design a Resilient, Self-Sustaining Community
Lori Knasiak
Lake In The Hills, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

It is time for students to apply all their newly acquired knowledge as they develop plans for a new society on Earth.

 
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Learning About Geotechnical Engineering Through Literature

4th Grade Science » Unit: Weathering
4th Grade Science » Unit: Weathering
Mary Ellen Kanthack
Genoa City, WI
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

In this literature study, students travel to a community situated on the Karnali River. This river creates a need for an engineering solution to a serious problem!

 
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Protect My Home!

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

Engineers use models to test their ideas before implementing them on a larger scale.

 
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Weather Hazards in Our Area

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

Weather hazards, unlike natural disasters such as earthquakes and volcanic eruptions, are tied to certain seasons.

Standards:
 
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flash flood lesson
   

Design Solutions - Engage, Explore

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 employ their creativity to solving a real-world problem that affects their community!

Standards:
 
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Reflections (1)
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The Weather House: Collaborative Presentation and Individual Writing

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:

Science is a process of constant examination and revision based on new information.

 
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Don't Be Gone With The Wind

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

A variety of natural hazards result from natural processes. Humans cannot eliminate natural hazards but can take steps to reduce their impacts.

 
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Reflections (1)
tornado safety on noaa gov
   

Summer Storms: Measuring the Wind

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

What are the wind and precipitation patterns for summer in your area? How are wind, temperature and precipitation related?

Standards:
 
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Weather Hazards - Rainy Day Walk

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

Take a field trip to your playground to observe a weather event related to a weather hazard. (heavy rains - flash floods; snowstorm - blizzard)

Standards:
 
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flash flood lesson image
   

Stay Safe In The Eye Of The Storm

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

A variety of natural hazards result from natural processes. Humans cannot eliminate natural hazards but can take steps to reduce their impacts.

 
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Resources (18)
 
Reflections (1)
preparedness checklist lesson image
   

How Much Has It Really Rained?

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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rain gauge clip art
Next Gen Science
 
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