Air and Water in the Environment

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Air and Water in the Environment

This is also part of a BUNDLE

These activities are intended to give your students opportunities to practice and apply their learning through interactive lessons.

Suitable for Grade 1 Daily and Seasonal Changes and Grade 2 Air and Water in the Environment.

Resources and Activities included;

• Weather Word Wall - Cut apart for puzzles at centers, keep intact for your word wall or on a binder ring. BW version included.

• What's the Weather? Use this page to record the daily weather for the month.

• Weather wheel in colour and and BW. Indicate the weather for the day and fasten directly into interactive science notebooks too!

• My 5-Day Weather Forecast. Make weather predictions for the week.

• 3 States of Water, 3 States of Matter - Interactive notebook pages to glue into a science notebook. Write or draw examples of each under the flaps.

• Measuring precipitation with a rain or snow gauge. Depending on the season, make a gauge to collect rain or snow. Teacher Instructions are included. Record the results on the response sheet for the week.

• Describe how living things, including humans, adapt to daily and seasonal changes.The graphics will help stimulate ideas.

• Describe ways living things rely on water and air.

• Cloud Viewer - Students will use this viewing window for observing types of clouds they see in the sky.

• Stop and Watch the Clouds - 8 types of clouds and their relative elevations.

• Observe the clouds daily for a week. Students will sketch what the clouds look like in one half of the cloud shape and identify the type of cloud on the other side.

• I can make clouds! Provide your students with cotton balls and white glue. Students should gently pull the cotton to look like the cloud type and glue it into the box. They can use the page from their notebooks or the cloud viewer as a reference.

• Weather Instruments - Interactive notebook page. Identify 6 devices used to measure the weather.

• Word Wall of Weather Instruments in Colour and Black & White - Post these during your unit, have them available at centers and when preparing the interactive notebook page. The printable copies could also be glued into student notebooks for reference.

• I can measure the temperature - Record the temperature over the course of the week for any month of the year.

• Make a Weather Vane! - Teacher instructions are included.

•Water Cycle Wind Sock Craft - Make a wind sock showing the stages of the water cycle! Attach streamers to the bottom and hang them from the ceiling! Teacher instructions are included.

• The Water Cycle - Interactive; cut and glue the labels to the appropriate parts of the water cycle. Add this half-page to portfolios or glue into science notebooks.

• Cloud & Sun Mazes - Find your way through the maze and collect letters to spell the name of two weather instruments. Write the letters inside the raindrops and suns.

• Wind Energy fact sheet for discussion and notebooks. Learn about wind turbines and how we use them as a ‘clean’, renewable energy source.

• Make a pinwheel using the template then find some wind energy and try it out! Teacher instructions are included.

• Investigating the floatability and absorbency of solids. Use these graphic organizers to focus your hands-on science discoveries.

• Culminating Task: I can build a structure that floats! Graphic organizer page to help students plan and report on their project.

• Investigating mixtures: What happens when I mix different combinations of solids and liquids? Students can test and then write and draw their observations.

• Mix It Up! Examples of mixing solids and liquids to make useful substances. A ‘blank’ graphic organizer is also included for students to add their own examples.

• Stay Safe! Recognizing international safety symbols. 2 versions are included; one with a word bank for students to help them label each symbol correctly, and a second page that can serve as an answer key or pre-organized handout with brief explanations of each symbol.

• Stay Safe! (Part 2); Checklist for students to learn how to stay safe at home and also how to protect the Earth by properly disposing of liquids and solids that can be harmful to the environment.

-Thanks for stopping by!

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