This 5 lesson unit on weather instruments follows the 5-E plan (engage, explore, explain, elaborate, evaluate) and integrates math and science throughout. It is aligned with the NC Essential Standards and Common Core MD standards. This is a step-by-step plan that you can follow exactly for a unit of study on weather instruments and measure and data collection. There are rubrics for authentic student assessments used to assess students' understanding throughout the unit as well as at the end. It incorporates hands on learning, exploration and technology.