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Climate Factors Map and Investigation

Climate Factors Map and Investigation
Climate Factors Map and Investigation
Climate Factors Map and Investigation
Climate Factors Map and Investigation
Climate Factors Map and Investigation
Climate Factors Map and Investigation
Climate Factors Map and Investigation
Climate Factors Map and Investigation
Product Description
Students will learn about world climates and climate factors in this three-part lesson plan.

Part 1: A climate map will be completed, along with a table to be filled in describing the temperature, precipitation and vegetation that goes with each climate type. (teacher will provide internet, atlas, or textbook) (about 45 minutes)

Part 2: Students will compare their climate maps with other maps (not provided) and hypothesize about what factors may contribute to climates in different parts of the world. (about 10 minutes)

Part 3: Students will work in groups to each research a climate factor. Groups will then present to the class as students fill in individual note sheets for each climate factor. They will then use this information to come to a conclusion about the hypotheses they made in part 2. (about 45 minutes)

Included in the zip file:
-blank world map to color and table to be filled in
-Investigation worksheet to make connections between climate maps and other physical maps
-Brief instructions for group assignment
-Note pages for individual students to fill out
-Teacher instructions

Teacher should be prepared to provide access to a textbook that addresses climate types and climate factors, or internet access for students to research themselves.
Total Pages
13 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
2 hours
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