Grade 5
Topic D: Weather Watch

Projects

  1. NEW! Create a weather infographic Students will Create an infographic that summarizes and demonstrates their learning throughout the Weather Watch Unit  version Française
  2. NEW! The Greenhouse Effect and Global Warming - As Environmental Advisor, you will help the Prime Minister understand the effects of Climate change.
  3. BGRSLOGOsmall.jpgMeteorologist  for a Day
  4. BGRSLOGOsmall.jpgBest Weather research the weather in selected capital cities in Canada and make a decision about which city  really has the best weather.
  5. Weather Disasters Project (Golden Hills)

Resources and Activities

  1. Weather Lab "What happens when ocean currents and air masses interact? Find out in Weather Lab! Take on the role of a meteorologist by predicting spring weather and how people should dress for it in particular regions." (Site)
  2. Weather and Climate (MacMillan/McGraw-Hill)
  3. Study Jams: WEATHER
  4. PowerKnowledge Earth and Space Science Use this resource to find factual information organized into topics such as earth cycles; ecosystems and biomes; energy and matter; landforms; natural disasters; rocks and minerals; space; water; and weather and climate. Videos, web links, games, listen feature, and a list of science experiments are included.
  5. In the Eye of the Hurricane - 2Learn Special Editions
  6. EdHeads-Weather Learn how to report and predict the weather at the underground W.H.E.D. weather caves!
  7. Eco Kids Climate Change (various activities including: The CO2 Effect, The Case of the Warming Planet, Climate Change Puzzlers, Weather and Climate Eco-Quiz, Cause of Climate Change-Eco Quiz)
  8. Global Warming & Climate Change Myths a summary of global warming and climate change myths, sorted by recent popularity vs what science says.
  9. What is Global Warming? great interactive site from the the National Geographic; learn all about global warming.
  10. Extreme Weather - Learn about storms and other extreme weather via this website by Scholastic.
  11. Climate Change from the BBC Weather Centre (Play this interactive game of dilemma or consequence to discover how environmentally friendly you are.)
  12. Web Weather For Kids

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Weatherman for a Day Project under construction