ERIC Number: ED304283
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-Jun-4
Reference Count: N/A
Weather. Third Grade. Revised. Anchorage School District Elementary Science Program.
Defendorf, Jean, Ed.
This resource book introduces third-grade children to the environment by studying the weather and its effects. Lessons are provided including: (1) constructing a weather diary; (2) thermometers; (3) clouds; (4) barometric pressure; (5) wind vanes; (6) heating and cooling air; and (7) analyzing weather data. Each lesson includes a listing of materials, objectives, process skills developed, necessary teacher information, procedures, closure material, worksheets, and handouts. Many student-made weather related instruments are developed. Three quizzes and a unit test are provided. Reference materials include a listing of supplementary audiovisual materials, correlated texts, vocabulary, an overview of unit objectives, definitions of process skills, teacher background material, and general advice about weather instruments. (MVL)
Descriptors: Climate, Curriculum Guides, Earth Science, Educational Resources, Elementary School Science, Environmental Education, Environmental Influences, Grade 3, Instructional Materials, Meteorology, Primary Education, Resource Materials, Science Instruction, Teaching Guides, Teaching Methods, Weather
Anchorage School District, 4600 DeBarr Avenue, P.O. Box 196614, Anchorage, AK 99519-6614 ($5.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Anchorage School District, AK.
Note: For other publications in this program, see SE 050 189-215.