Q3W4- January 28-February 1st, 2019

TeacherCrystal Cornelius
Subject AreaScience
Grade Level6
Week #22
Unit of InstructionWeather and Climate
Standard(s) Taught

SC.6.E.7.3
Describe how global patterns such as the jet stream and ocean
currents influence local weather in measurable terms such as
temperature, airpressure, wind direction and speed, and humidity
and precipitation.

SC.6.N.1.1
Define a problem from the sixth grade curriculum, use appropriate
reference materials to support scientific understanding, plan and
carry out scientific investigation of various types, such as systematic
observations or experiments, identify variables, collect and organize
data, interpret data in charts, tables, and graphics, analyze
information, make predictions, and defend conclusions.

SC.6.E.7.7
Investigate how natural disasters have affected human life in Florida.

SC.6.E.7.8
Describe ways human beings protect themselves from
hazardous weather and sun exposure.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will:
• explain how global patterns such as the jet stream and ocean currents
influence local weather in measurable terms, such as:
o air temperature and air pressure
o wind direction and speed
o humidity and precipitation
• analyze atmospheric conditions and their resulting weather phenomena such as
hurricanes, tornadoes, lighting, fronts and precipitation.
• investigate how natural disasters have affected human life in Florida
• describe ways human beings protect themselves from hazardous weather and
sun exposure

Classroom Activities

Jet Stream and Ocean Currents

Coriolis Effect Lab

Assignments Due
Additional Resources