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Weather Lesson Plans & Resources

  • Course type: Self-paced
  • Available Lessons: 132
  • Average Lesson Length: 8 min
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    Weather Lesson Plan
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    Weather Lesson Plan

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Use 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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5 chapters in Weather Lesson Plans & Resources

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Lesson 1 - Weather Lesson Plan
Lesson 2 - Weather: Definition & Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7713].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7713].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Weather Projects for Middle School
Lesson 4 - Clouds Lesson Plan
Lesson 5 - Types of Clouds: Lesson for Kids Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[137813].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[137813].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Cloud Formation Lesson Plan
Lesson 7 - Weather Patterns Lesson Plan
Lesson 8 - Weather Patterns: Definition, Development & Movement Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[173529].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[173529].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Global Wind Patterns Lesson Plan
Lesson 10 - Climate Zones Lesson Plan
Lesson 11 - Climate Zone: Definition & Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[289867].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[289867].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Climatology & Meteorology Activities for High School Geography
Lesson 13 - Weather Fronts Lesson Plan
Lesson 14 - Understanding Weather Fronts: Types & Their Effect on Weather Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11549].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11549].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 15 - Weather Patterns Lesson Plan for Elementary School
Lesson 16 - Weather Patterns: Lesson for Kids Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[137886].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[137886].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 17 - Air Masses Lesson Plan for Elementary School
Lesson 18 - Types of Air Masses: Lesson for Kids Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[332429].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[332429].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 19 - Air Masses Lesson Plan
Lesson 20 - Types of Air Masses & Their Effect on Weather Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11548].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11548].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 21 - Weather Lesson Plan for Elementary School
Lesson 22 - Jet Stream Lesson Plan
Lesson 23 - Dew Point Lesson Plan
Lesson 24 - Condensation Lesson Plan
Lesson 25 - Humidity Lesson Plan
Lesson 26 - Air Pressure Lesson Plan
Lesson 27 - Air Pressure Lesson Plan for Elementary School
Lesson 28 - Atmospheric Pressure Lesson Plan
Lesson 29 - Gulf Stream Lesson Plan
Lesson 30 - Isotherms: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[412677].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[412677].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 31 - Seasons Lesson Plan for Elementary School
Lesson 32 - Seasonal Weather Lesson Plan
Lesson 33 - Seasonal Weather: Definition & Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[324229].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[324229].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 34 - Winter Lesson Plan
Lesson 35 - Winter Facts: Lesson for Kids Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145493].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145493].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 36 - Spring Lesson Plan for Elementary School
Lesson 37 - Weather Map Lesson Plan for Elementary School
Lesson 38 - Summer Solstice Lesson Plan for Elementary School
Lesson 39 - Equinox Lesson Plan
Lesson 40 - Wind, Clouds & Earth's Atmosphere Activities for Middle School
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Lesson 1 - Precipitation Lesson Plan
Lesson 2 - Precipitation: Types & Formation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[173527].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[173527].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Precipitation Forming Processes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[45327].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[45327].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Rain Gauge Lesson Plan
Lesson 5 - Rain Gauge Lesson Plan for Elementary School
Lesson 6 - Snow Lesson Plan
Lesson 7 - Snow Facts: Lesson for Kids Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145379].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145379].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Snowflake Lesson Plan
Lesson 9 - Snowflake Facts: Lesson for Kids Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145380].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145380].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Rainbow Lesson Plan for Elementary School
Lesson 11 - Rainbow Lesson Plan
Lesson 12 - Rainbow Colors: Lesson for Kids Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[195151].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[195151].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - How Are Rainbows Formed? Lesson for Kids Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[76180].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[76180].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Meteorology Lesson Plan
Lesson 2 - National Weather Service Lesson Plan
Lesson 3 - National Weather Service: Definition & Mission Statement Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[332371].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[332371].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Weather Symbols Lesson Plan
Lesson 5 - Symbols & Maps Used to Analyze Weather Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[60953].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[60953].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Predicting the Weather: Tools, Maps & Symbols Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[55479].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[55479].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Barometer Lesson Plan for Elementary School
Lesson 8 - Barometers Lesson for Kids: Definition & Use Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[353385].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[353385].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Barometer Lesson Plan
Lesson 10 - What is a Barometer? - Definition, History & Function Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17061].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17061].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Weather Instruments Lesson Plan
Lesson 12 - Weather Forecasting Lesson Plan
Lesson 13 - How Meteorologists Predict the Weather: Methods & Process Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[324219].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[324219].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - Weather Report Lesson Plan
Lesson 15 - Anemometer Lesson Plan
Lesson 16 - Weather for Aviation Lesson Plan
Lesson 17 - Understanding Weather for Aviation: Reporting & Forecasting Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[324241].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[324241].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Severe Weather Lesson Plan
Lesson 2 - Severe Weather Types: Lesson for Kids Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[137884].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[137884].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Thunderstorms Lesson Plan
Lesson 4 - What Are Thunderstorms? - Definition, Types & Formation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11551].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11551].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Lightning Lesson Plan for Elementary School
Lesson 6 - Lightning Lesson Plan
Lesson 7 - Severe Droughts Classroom Activities
Lesson 8 - Weather Safety Lesson Plan
Lesson 9 - Safety Precautions for Weather Emergencies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54677].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54677].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Extreme Weather Lesson Plan
Lesson 11 - Extreme Weather: Definition, Facts & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[324247].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[324247].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Extreme Weather Lesson Plan for Elementary School
Lesson 13 - Extreme Weather Lesson for Kids Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[76175].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[76175].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - Extreme Weather Safety Lesson Plan
Lesson 15 - Tornado Safety Lesson Plan for Elementary School
Lesson 16 - Severe Weather Lesson Plan for Elementary School
Lesson 17 - Cyclone Lesson Plan
Lesson 18 - Tornado Safety: Tips, Kit, Rules & Procedures Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[412691].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[412691].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 19 - Drought Lesson Plan for Elementary School
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Lesson 1 - Natural Disasters Lesson Plan
Lesson 2 - Natural Disaster Lesson for Kids Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[76176].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[76176].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Natural Disaster Activities & Games
Lesson 4 - Earthquake Lesson Plan
Lesson 5 - What is an Earthquake? - Definition and Components Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12482].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12482].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - The Causes of Earthquakes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12483].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12483].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - P & S Waves Lesson Plan
Lesson 8 - P-Waves: Definition & Velocity Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9411].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9411].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - S-Waves: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7724].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7724].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Earthquake Activities & Games
Lesson 11 - Earthquake Project Ideas
Lesson 12 - Volcano Lesson Plan
Lesson 13 - What is a Volcano? - Definition & Eruptions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13129].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13129].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - Volcano Activities & Games
Lesson 15 - Volcano Project Ideas
Lesson 16 - 1st Grade Volcano Science Projects
Lesson 17 - Tornado Lesson Plan
Lesson 18 - What Are Tornadoes? - Definition, Causes & The Enhanced Fujita Scale Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11550].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11550].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 19 - Tornado Activities & Games
Lesson 20 - Tornado Project Ideas
Lesson 21 - Floods Lesson Plan
Lesson 22 - What Are Floods? - Causes, Types & Prevention Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11555].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11555].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 23 - Hurricane Activities & Games
Lesson 24 - Hurricane Project Ideas
Lesson 25 - Hurricane Katrina Activities
Lesson 26 - Category Storm Project Ideas
Lesson 27 - Tsunami Lesson Plan
Lesson 28 - What are Tsunamis? - Causes, Effects & Facts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4579].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4579].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 29 - Tsunami Activities & Games
Lesson 30 - Tsunami Project Ideas
Lesson 31 - How to Build a Tsunami Model
Lesson 32 - El Nino Lesson Plan
Lesson 33 - What is El Nino? - Definition & Effects Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7729].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7729].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 34 - Hurricanes Lesson Plan
Lesson 35 - Hurricanes: Types, Formation, Causes & Effects Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11553].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11553].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 36 - Seismic Waves Lesson Plan
Lesson 37 - Seismic Wave: Definition, Types & Frequency Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17048].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17048].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 38 - Tsunami Lesson Plan for Elementary School
Lesson 39 - What Causes a Tsunami? - Lesson for Kids Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[179075].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[179075].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 40 - Flood Lesson Plan for Elementary School
Lesson 41 - Tornado Lesson Plan for Elementary School
Lesson 42 - Preparing for Natural Disasters Lesson Plan
Lesson 43 - Types of Volcanoes Lesson Plan

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