ERIC Number: ED253444
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Oct
Reference Count: 0
Teaching Weather Concepts.
Sebastian, Glenn R.
Ten exercises based on the weather map provided in the national newspaper "U.S.A. Today" are used to teach intermediate grade students about weather. An overview describes the history of "U.S.A. Today," the format of the newspaper's weather map, and the map's suitability for teaching weather concepts. Specific exercises, which are briefly described, focus on location, direction, temperature, comparative temperature, climate control, jet stream, snow, rainfall, air masses, and world weather. Transparency masters containing student directions, worksheets, and maps are provided for each exercise. (LP)
Descriptors: Climate, Climate Control, Concept Teaching, Environmental Influences, Geographic Location, Geography Instruction, Grade 4, Grade 6, Instructional Materials, Intermediate Grades, Learning Activities, Map Skills, Maps, Physical Environment, Social Studies, Temperature, Units of Study, Weather, Wind (Meteorology)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Council of Geographic Education (Toronto, Ontario, Canada, October 17-20, 1984).