Get your students up and moving with this week long unit on weather and the water cycle.
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 the water cycle, types of clouds, erosion, weather in seasons, and forecasting fronts. Directions and suggestions are included for each station. (Data sheets are included with each center.)
Friday: Students will make it rain in a jar and record their findings in their science notebooks.
Centers/activities can also be spread out throughout the week if needed.
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