Take your upper elementary science curriculum to the atmosphere with these exciting weather tools activities. Your third, fourth, fifth, and even sixth graders will have a blast learning about the weather instruments This weather lesson covers: rain gauge, barometer, anemometer, wind vane, thermometer, and hygrometer. With 20 pages of printable material included in this lesson plan, your elementary students will be weather tool experts after learning with these exciting and engaging activities. Simply print the weather activities and be ready to teach weather tools with these hands-on activities.
This engaging cloud unit includes:
- Teacher Direction Page
- Foldable Notes – 2 Versions (color or black/white)
- Matching Game
- “Who Am I?” Game
- Weather Data Tracking: Compare Locations Activity
- Make Your Own Weather Instruments: Rain Gauge, Barometer, Anemometer, Wind Vane, Thermometer
- Weather Data Collection Handout to Practice Using the Tools
- Weather Tools Worksheet – 3 versions
- 3 Exit Slips or Quick Assessments
- Mastery Checklist
This weather instruments resource will take a boring textbook lesson and turn it into one your class will remember forever. It includes foldable notes, several hands-on activities, and assessments to keep your students engaged throughout the entire lesson! Every activity comes with a teacher directions. It is directly aligned with 5th grade Florida science standards.
Weather Instruments Included:
- Rain Gauge
- Wind Vane
With so many activities to choose from, you can spark a love of weather in your young meteorologists with these activities they are sure to delight in.
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