Take your upper elementary science curriculum to the stratosphere with 22 exciting weather activities your young meteorologists are sure to love. Your third, fourth, fifth, and even sixth graders will have a blast learning about the weather using hands-on activities, games, and DIY weather tools. This weather unit covers types of precipitation, how to track weather, weather tools, climate zone identification, and types of clouds. With 75 pages of printable material included in this two week unit, your elementary students will be immersed in the wild world of weather with two weeks worth of exciting and engaging activities. Simply print the weather activity and be ready to teach with these hands-on activities.
This engaging weather unit includes:
- 22 Hands-On and Interactive Weather Activities
- Foldables, Crafts, Games, Assessments and More
- DIY Build Your Own Weather Tools
- Discussion Cards
- Culminating project and assessment
This weather unit covers weather tools, types of clouds, climate zones, and types of precipitation. It includes foldables, investigations, games, and assessments to keep your students engaged throughout the entire unit! Every activity comes with a teacher direction page. It is directly aligned with 5th grade Florida science standards.
Topics & Activities in this Weather Unit:
☂ Types of Precipitation Mobile
☂ Types of Precipitation Foldable
☂ Precipitation Game: Don’t Say It
☂ Weather Tools Foldable (Black/White or Color)
☂ Weather Tools Matching Game
☂ Weather Tools “What Am I?” Game
☂ Weather Tracking: Compare Locations
☂ Build Your Own Weather Tools Direction Pages (Rain Gauge, Barometer, Anemometer, Wind Vane, Thermometer)
☂ Weather Tracking: Use your own tools vs. scientific tools
☂ Weather Tools Assessment
☂ Climate Zones Around the World Foldable
☂ Climate Zones Worksheet/Assessment – 2 Versions
☂ Types of Clouds Mobile
☂ Clouds Pop Up Books
☂ Types of Clouds: Matching Game
☂ Cloud Characteristic Chart
BONUS ITEMS IN BUNDLE:
☂ Discussion Cards
☂ Weather Culminating Project
☂ Vocabulary Matching Game
☂ Weather: “Don’t Say It!” Game
☂ Weather Board Game
☂ Weather Assessment
With so many activities to choose from, you can spark a love of weather in your young meteorologists with differentiated activities they are sure to delight in.
Teachers who have used this weather resource say:
- “This product was great for my 5th grade students! The product is engaging and rigorous so my students felt strong in the standard after completion.” – Charlene
- “This unit plan has tons of activities that range from clouds, weather, and weather instruments! The instructions are also clear! Loved this.” -Jocelyn
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