|Unit of Instruction||Weather and Climate Through Sun's Energy|
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.7.7 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
Students will: • 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
• analyze atmospheric conditions and their resulting weather phenomena such as hurricanes, tornadoes, lighting, fronts and precipitation.
• investigate how natural disasters (hurricanes, tornadoes, lightening, etc) have affected human life in Florida
• describe ways human beings protect themselves from hazardous weather and sun exposure
Students will write a script, act out, and describe various weather conditions including showing weather patterns while “forecasting” the weather.
Students will role play several ways to protect themselves from hazardous weather and sun exposure.
Students will analyze different weather phenomena in Florida and the affect is has on human life.
ESOL/ESE/ 504 : Extra time and small group will be available for assignments. Scaffolding of the material and reading content based questions will be used. Copies of the power point will be made available for note-taking purposes. Content material will be read aloud to students if applicable. Visuals will be provided for explanation of material.