Science

VOCABULARY WORDS FOR WEATHER

VOCABULARY

Stratus

Clouds

Cumulonimbus

Cirrus

Meteorologist

Anemometer

Rain

Barometer

smog

Thermometer

Cumulus

Water cycle

Precipitation

Evaporation

Snow

Condensation

Fog

TARGET SKILLS FOR WEATHER UNIT:

Weather Wise

After completing this unit the students will know:

·         How weather effects are community

·         Reasons why the weather changes

·         The characteristics of air

·         The different types of clouds

·         How weather is predicted

·         How to make reasonable weather predictions

·         How to anticipate extreme weather conditions

·         How to protect themselves during weather emergencies

After completing this unit the students will be able to:

·         Observe, record, analyze, and graph data

·         Use thermometers and other weather instruments correctly

·         Work cooperatively with others on class experiments

·         Utilize safety skills when conducting class experiments

EXPLORE SOME OF THE WEBSITES BELOW TO LEARN MORE ABOUT WEATHER.

http://www.brainpop.com  (search air pollution, atmosphere, hurricanes, ozone, seasons, temperature, thunderstorms, tornadoes, water cycle, weather, & wind)

http://www.weather.com

http://www.noaa.gov

http://www.nws.noaa.gov

http://usatoday.com/weather

http://www.weatheronline.com

http://www.K12science.org/curriculum/weatherproj