Science - 2nd Grade
Earth and Space Science. Students will gain an understanding of Earth and Space Science through the study of earth materials, celestial movement, and weather.
Observe, describe, and measure seasonal weather patterns and local variations.
Supplemental Materials (pdf)
2nd Grade - Act. 26: It Looked Like...
After reading Charles Shaw's book titled "It Looked Like Spilt Milk", students will create a page in a class book.
2nd Grade - Act. 27: How Animals Prepare for Winter
This lesson teaches students that some animals migrate and others hibernate during the winter months.
2nd Grade - Act. 28: Calendar & Weather Book
Students will record and track weather patterns through the year.
Cultural Lit. 7: Expand Weather Conditions Vocabulary
Students will observe and describe weather, and recognize weather related vocabulary in Navajo, Ute and Spanish, after receiving direct instruction and taking part in cooperative group activities, in 1-2 class periods.
Cultural Lit. 8: Recording Local Weather
Students will measure, record, graph and report changes in local weather utilizing Navajo, Ute and Spanish words for weather conditions, after receiving direct instruction and taking part in cooperative group activities, over an extended time period, e.g., month, term, semester, academic year.
Cultural Lit. 9: Learning the Effects of Weather
Students will describe how weather affects people and animals and know
about Navajo and Ute stories told during hibernation, after direct instruction and taking
part in cooperative group activities, in 1-2 class periods
High in the Clouds
The weather lesson plan focuses on types of clouds.
Students will be able to compare and contrast the seasonal weather patterns during the school year and analyze and interpret data such as temperature in different locations and different times.
This lesson will heighten students' awareness of weather.
These activities help students understand weather concepts, particularly those related to storms.
What's the Weather?
Daily weather observations are recorded and then summarized at the end of the week in the form of a bar graph.
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