Get your students up and moving with this week long unit on weather and seasons.
This unit includes full lesson plans and student task cards. It is designed to be used as a week long, centers-based exploration unit.
Monday: Build schema, read a book about weather, and set the stage for the week.
Tuesday-Thursday: Students will visit a series of centers, investigating weather tools, weather idioms, types of weather, and layers of the atmosphere. STEM challenges: creating a windsock and creating a shelter. Directions and suggestions are included for each station. (Data sheets are included with each center.)
Friday: Students will create a tornado in a bottle and record their findings in their science notebooks.
Centers/activities can also be spread out throughout the week if needed.
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