A CIESE Realtime Data Project

Teacher Guide: Lesson Plans


Curriculum Standards

 

Introductory Activities:

Lesson #1: Weather in Our Own Backyard

Lesson #2: Building and Using Weather Instruments

Lesson #3: Collecting Weather Data and Keeping a Weather Log

 

Core lessons

Lesson Plan #1: "Relative" Weather
Lesson Plan #2: Looking in on the Weather
Lesson Plan #3: Weather and Climate: What's the Difference?
Lesson Plan #4:  What Happens at Night? 
Lesson Plan #5:  Elevation and Temperature 
Lesson Plan #6:  Does Summer Always Come in June?  
Lesson Plan #7:  Cloudy Weather
Lesson Plan #8:  Current Events in Weather 
Lesson Plan #9:  Are Weather Forecasters Always Right? 
Lesson Plan #10:  Weather on Other Planets 
Engineering Lesson: Whichever Way the Wind Blows
Enrichment Activities
Lesson Plan #1: Weather Folklore: Rhyme or Reason?
Lesson Plan #2: Windy Words 
Literature Connection