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Weather: A Journey in Nonfiction
|Grades||K – 2|
|Lesson Plan Type||Unit|
|Estimated Time||Six 30-minute class sessions|
MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY
- The Cloud Book by Tomie De Paola (Holiday House, 1975)
- I Like Weather by Aileen Fisher (Crowell, 1963)
- On the Same Day in March by Marilyn Singer (HarperCollins, 2000)
- Weather. Smart Apple Media
- Fun with Science. Warwick Press
- Let's Read and Find Out Science. HarperCollins
- Magic School Bus. Scholastic
- Word Processor: Any standard program or ClarisWorks for Kids (aimed at primary students)
- Illustrator: Kid Pix Deluxe, ClarisWorks for Kids, HyperStudio
- Multimedia: Kid Pix Deluxe, HyperStudio, PowerPoint
- ALFY's Picks for Weather
- Weather: What Forces Affect Our Weather?
- FEMA for Kids: Tornadoes
- Web Weather for Kids
Work with the school librarian and the technical assistant to gather materials and bookmark webpages for the research phase of this project. Work with the technical assistant to determine what software is available and appropriate for your students.