Weather  (STC)
Why does it rain? Where does the water come from? Will it rain or snow tomorrow? Can I walk on clouds? These are just a few of the hundreds of questions your students have about the weather. With the activities in this STC unit, your students have the opportunity to explore various weather features and discover how weather affects their lives.
After an initial class brainstorm about weather, you'll quickly move on to weather observations, encouraging students to use all their senses. Using a weather calendar, students will daily record weather data including

Using various tools, your students will make their own weather observations and compare them to official forecasts. With the Weather unit, your students engage in a variety of activities:

In the final lesson, your students tally the information recorded on their weather calendars. Then they will sharpen their analytical skills as they experiment with different ways of categorizing and using the information.

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