Q3W5- February 4-8th, 2019

TeacherCrystal Cornelius
Subject AreaScience
Grade Level6
Week #23
Unit of InstructionWeather and Climate
Standard(s) Taught

SC.6.E.7.6
Differentiate between weather and climate.

SC.6.E.7.2
Investigate and apply how the cycling of water between the
atmosphere and hydrosphere has an effect on weather patterns and
climate.

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, air
pressure, 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:
• differentiate between weather and climate

• explain how the cycling of water between the atmosphere and hydrosphere
affects weather patterns and climate

• Investigate how the water cycle affects local climate and weather

• 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

Ocean Currents

Study Guide DIA: Weather and Climate

DIA: Weather and Climate Thursday and Friday

Assignments Due
Additional Resources

*Accommodations:          

ESE – Special Considerations based on IEP

504– Special Considerations based on Accommodation Plan  

ESOL – Appropriate printed material, pre teaching activities, various instructional approaches, student engagement and thinking activities, differentiation, check for content comprehension, resources for assistance, reinforce study skills, linguistic modifications, specific vocabulary, alternative assessment.

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