This Weather Science Lesson Plan and Unit is one of my favorites to teach!
With weather activities, weather worksheets, and a science lesson plan organized with a low-prep and easy-to-use printable format, you can simply TEACH. Students will stay engaged while learning many science topics about weather and climates! Keep reading to see everything included in this weather science lesson plan unit and be sure to grab the FREE water cycle wheel activity at the end!
The first and most FUN part of this unit is a water cycle wheel activity! The water cycle wheel activity is a one-page, low prep, and easy-to-use printable format.
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Easily assemble this weather activity with your students as part of your weather and seasons instruction. It’s just a small sample gift for you to try from this standards-based Primary Science Weather and Seasons packet.
Our Weather Science Lesson Plan Unit and activities are aligned with the National Science Education Standards (NSES) and common core. In addition to learning about simple weather, climate, and seasons, your students will learn about other science concepts including temperature, thermometers, spring, summer, fall, winter, water cycle, evaporation, vapor, weather tools, rain gauge, wind vane, forecast, and so much more!
Planning This Weather Science Lesson Plan
Use this easy lesson planning guide to help you organize materials and your instruction.
Easily find your materials and activities with our Click and Go! Table of Contents included in your pdf file:
Instruction for This Weather Science Lesson Plan
Teach new weather and seasons vocabulary and concepts with vocabulary cards and concept posters!
Application of Concepts
Students can apply the weather and seasons concepts they learn with engaging activities.
Students color, fill in the blanks and read more about our weather with our Weather and the Water Cycle Booklet. They will read and reread this booklet at school and at home to their parents.
This weather and seasons flipbook is sure to be a hit. They color, cut, glue, staple and read this informative book that reinforces the weather concepts and vocabulary your students have learned.
Students record the temperatures on these individual thermometers that they keep at their seats. Laminate the thermometers and students can use dry-erase markers to write and wipe each day. Post the larger version on your wall to model or have students take turns marking the daily temperatures.
Interactive activities are always a big hit with young students. Have them work independently or with partners on these engaging activities to solidify the weather concepts even further.
TIP: Have students collect notes, vocabulary, individual thermometers, and foldable activities in a notebook to keep, review and share with their parents.
At the end of the unit, write about weather and seasons topics your students have learned. Share weather and seasons cut-outs for students to attach to their papers and color. There are many opportunities for your students to apply the concepts they have learned.
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