110 Slides of Unit Plan awesomeness! This unit plan took me around 8 hours to complete so your $5 will be well-spent. It includes your necessary base knowledge, numerous videos and interactive sites for the students to explore, quiz sites, science notebook writing opportunities, etc. This unit is for the new GSE 4th grade standards. Upload to Google Classroom and students can follow along/go on interactive adventures when prompted.
S4E4. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to predict weather events and infer weather patterns using weather charts/maps and collected weather data.
a. Construct an explanation of how weather instruments (thermometer, rain gauge, barometer, wind vane, and anemometer) are used in gathering weather data and making forecasts.
b. Interpret data from weather maps, including fronts (warm, cold, and stationary), temperature, pressure, and precipitation to make an informed prediction about tomorrow’s weather.
c. Ask questions and use observations of cloud types (cirrus, stratus, and cumulus) and data of weather conditions to predict weather events.
d. Construct an explanation based on research to communicate the difference between weather and climate.