Reading Weather Maps - Teacher Notes  


     Created by:

Beth Zemke
Elementary Science Resource Specialist
Irvine Unified School District

      This Page URL

http://www.can-do.com/uci/ssi2001/weathermaps-t.html

     UCI Summer Science Institute WebQuests - 2001

http://www-sci.lib.uci.edu/SEP/ssi2001/
 

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Suggested Grade Level: 4 to 6 
 

     Purpose:

I developed this WebQuest as an "away from class" assignment.  Either their home computer, school computer lab, or local libraries can provide the internet link required.  Anyone is welcome to modify this WebQuest to suit their own purposes.  I will give my students their worksheets, but they are located at the end of the Teacher Notes page for your needs.

     Science Content Standards:

Grade 5: Earth Sciences (4 d.Students know how to use weather maps and data to predict local weather and know that weather forecasts depend on many variables.)

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     Skills:

Effective use of the internet.  If your student needs a tutorial, suggest Little Explorers
Computer literacy.
Content-area reading for information.
Reading comprehension.
Following multiple-step directions.
Basic map skills.

     Assessment:

May include, but not limited to:
Reporting to the class on a daily or weekly basis the weather, temperature, UV Index information, level of energy comsumption and a weekly weather word.
Completion of worksheets attached to this Teacher Page.

     Enrichment:

Presentations -PowerPoint or Hyperstudio, student created web page. 


 
 
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August 16, 2001
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