Weather Map Science Task Cards - Weather and Climate - Forecasting Weather

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6th - 8th, Homeschool
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My students enjoyed using these weather task cards when we had a sub. It was easy for the sub to do and very little prep for me! Great review on map and weather skills.
Glad these are in color! Students really need to see the colors on a weather map. Great activities.
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Students will love these weather map science task cards.  This set includes 10 weather maps with questions. It also includes an introductory weather map slide show and follow-up pages on understanding a weather map. Students will learn about forecasting weather and meteorology. These task cards can be used independently and they are self-checking. No Prep-just print and use!

Weather Map Task Cards Include:

  • Slide Show on Forecasting and Reading a Weather Map
  • Student Note Pages
  • Ten Weather Map Science Task Cards with Ten Sets of Questions
  • Answer Keys
  • Suggested Schedule (four days)

Concepts Addressed:

  • Weather Map Symbols
  • Air masses
  • Cold fronts
  • Warm fronts
  • Stationary fronts
  • Occluded fronts
  • Planetary Winds
  • The Gulf Stream
  • The Polar Jet Stream
  • Isobars
  • Surface Temperature
  • High Pressure
  • Low Pressure
  • The Coriolis effect

This set is great for middle school science. 

Works nicely with NGSS MS-ESS2-5. Collect data to provide evidence for how the motions and complex interactions of air masses result in changes in weather conditions.

From the disciplinary core idea Earth's Systems: ESS2.D Weather and Climate


Utah SEEd

6.3.2 Investigate the interactions between air masses that cause changes in weather conditions. Collect and analyze weather data to provide evidence for how air masses flow from regions of high pressure to low pressure causing a change in weather.

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Distribution of Resources NGSS MS-ESS3-1.

Exothermic and Endothermic Reactions

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Analog and Digital Signals

Total Pages
77 pages and slides
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
4 days
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