Weather and Climate

Weather and Climate Introductory Activities – Week 20

Weather – Week 21

Weather handout – Week 21

Thermal Energy questions – Week 21

The Coriolis Effect Explained Video and Activity – Week 23

Natural Disasters – Week 21

Natural Disasters Handout – Week 21

Weather Vs. Climate – Week 22

Weather and Climate Review (1) – Week 22

Global Patterns – Week 22

Global Patterns worksheet – Week 22

Weather and Climate Mini Assessment – Week 22
Predicting Natural Disasters – Week 23
Weather Maps – Week 23
Weather and Climate Study Guide
Bonus Point Opportunity
Weather and Climate Review – DIA 5 – Week 24
Climate Zones and Ocean Currents – Week 24

TeacherBreanne Christian
Subject AreaScience
Grade Level6
Week #20 - 24
Unit of InstructionWeather and Climate
Standard(s) Taught

SC.6.E.7.5 Explain how energy provided by the sun influences global patterns.

SC.6.E.7.1 Differentiate among radiation, conduction, and convection.

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

SC.6.E.7.3 Describe how global patterns influence local weather.

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

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

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will be able to explain how energy from the sun influences wind and temperature differences.

Students will be able to differentiate between radiation, convection, and conduction and know how they influence Earth’s systems.

Students will be able to differentiate between weather and climate.

Students will be able to explain how the water cycle affects weather patterns and climate.

Students will be able to differentiate between high and low pressure systems and explain how global patterns influence local weather.

Students will be able to differentiate weather phenomena, use a weather map to make predictions, investigate how natural disasters affect humans, and how humans protect themselves from hazardous weather and sun exposure.

Classroom Activities

Ocean Currents Web Quest
Condensation Lab
Global Warming Web Quest
Temperature Lab
Silent Hurricane Article
Weather Map Activity
Rain Shadows Web Quest
Building with Weather and Climate in Mind

Assignments Due

Global Warming Web Quest Questions
Silent Hurricane Article Questions
Weather Map Activity
Rain Shadows Web Quest Questions
Building with Weather and Climate in Mind

Additional Resources