This mini book is a great way overview of everything you will teach in your weather and water cycle unit! It is formatted in half pages, so that students can easily fit this mini book in their notebooks. Each page is interactive with fill in the blanks and questions/coloring opportunities! This mini book covers states of water, the water cycle, types of precipitation, weather instruments, weather fronts, and weather maps.
- 12 page mini book
This mini book covers Georgia Performance Standards:
S4E3. Students will differentiate between the states of water and how they relate to the water cycle and weather.
a. Demonstrate how water changes states from solid (ice) to liquid (water) to gas (water vapor/steam) and changes from gas to liquid to solid.
b. Identify the temperatures at which water becomes a solid and at which water becomes a gas.
c. Investigate how clouds are formed.
d. Explain the water cycle (evaporation, condensation, and precipitation).
e. Investigate different forms of precipitation and sky conditions. (rain, snow, sleet, hail, clouds, and fog).
S4E4. Students will analyze weather charts/maps and collect weather data to predict weather events and infer patterns and seasonal changes.
a. Identify weather instruments and explain how each is used in gathering weather data and making forecasts (thermometer, rain gauge, barometer, wind vane, anemometer).
b. Using a weather map, identify the fronts, temperature, and precipitation and use the information to interpret the weather conditions.
c. Use observations and records of weather conditions to predict weather patterns throughout the year.
d. Differentiate between weather and climate.
I hope you and your students enjoy this product!
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