- Course type: Self-paced
- Available Lessons: 132
- Average Lesson Length: 8 min
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Course SummaryUse this course to get ideas for fun classroom activities and extended projects that can help your science class learn more about the weather. These lesson plans outline creative ways to expand your existing curriculum to fully engage your students.
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About This Course
From group activities to writing assignments, the resources in this chapter can help support the teaching of weather, extreme weather and forecasting. Use corresponding lessons to elicit class discussions and expand your students' thinking about these subjects as well as concepts related to natural disasters and precipitation. Lessons take only minutes to review, so you can easily incorporate them into class time without taking away from your current plans.
How It Works
Simply follow step-by-step outlines to use activities and games in the classroom to boost your teaching of weather and weather-related topics. Lessons are in video or text formats and are easily accessible at all times, from any device, so they can be incorporated into your class teachings at any time of the day.
The course includes:
- Short lesson plans that provide detailed instructions and ideas for group and individual activities you can use in class to ensure student participation and engagement.
- Video and text lessons that delve deeper into relevant topics and help you formulate class questions that further your students' thinking about these subjects.
- Printable lesson transcripts that you can use in the class or assign as homework readings.
- Lesson quizzes and chapter exams that help you measure what your students have learned and to identify any topics they might need to further review.
How It Helps
- Supplements typical class materials: - Provides supplemental learning materials that address weather topics you might not have included in current lesson plans.
- Details non-conventional activities: Takes you and your students beyond the textbooks and helps them learn about extreme weather and precipitation in fun and engaging ways.
- Enhances student performance: Allows students to work in group and increases their participation to ensure success in the science classroom.
In this course, you will find lesson plans that focus on the following:
- Causes and patterns of different types of weather
- Facts about precipitation
- The role of weather in natural disasters
- Extreme weather conditions
- Weather forecasting practices
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