Earth/Space Lesson I PowerPoint "What is Weather?"

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6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
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This lesson aligns with the Common Core State Standards (CCSS):
"STANDARD 7 - The Earth
The teacher understands the dynamic nature of the Earth and recognizes that its features and structures result from natural processes.
Knowledge Indicators - The competent science teacher:
7A. understands the structure and composition of the Earth's land, water and atmospheric systems.
7B. understands the transfer of energy within and among Earth's land, water and atmospheric systems
7E. analyzes and explains large scale dynamic forces, events, and processes that affect the Earth's land, water and atmospheric systems."

First PowerPoint lesson in the unit on "Weather." The lesson explains how weather is caused by solar heating; describes cloud formations and how precipitation forms. A separate student note guide is available for this lesson as well.

PowerPoint lessons contain many graphics and two links to short videos to further student understanding.
PowerPoint slides also contain notes for the instructor based on student most "frequently asked questions" or FAQ's to help clarify the subject.
A class activity is included at the end of each lesson and a 20-question interactive quiz/review at kahoot.it is also included as a link in the last slide.
* All PowerPoint lessons; ActivInspire programs; student note sheets/activities and assessments for this unit can be found under the "Earth/Space Complete Unit X Weather" zip file folder.

Terms/concepts in this lesson include:

weather
atmosphere
temperature
wind
air pressure
humidity
relative humidity
temperature scales
Fahrenheit
Celsius
Kelvin
weather vane
anemometer
dew point
cloud formation
water droplets
particulates
stratus
fog
cumulus
cirrus
cirro
alto
strato
nimbus
cumulonimbus

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22
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Teaching Duration
40 Minutes

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Earth/Space Lesson I PowerPoint "What is Weather?"
Earth/Space Lesson I PowerPoint "What is Weather?"
Earth/Space Lesson I PowerPoint "What is Weather?"
Earth/Space Lesson I PowerPoint "What is Weather?"
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