Are you looking for fun activities to use with your kindergarten students to teach weather and climate? Look no further! This NGSS unit is full of fun, hands-on activities to help you cover the standards!
Energy From The Sun
In the first part of the unit, students will learn about the role of the sun. Students will create a mini book and will do other activities to help them understand that energy comes from the sun.
Build a Shade Structure
In the second part of the unit, students will explore the effect of shade on temperature. Students will learn what a shade structure is and will even build their own.
Patterns in Local Weather
In the third part of the unit, students will study different types of weather and patterns in weather. They’ll learn about the seasons, the rainy day cycle, the seasons of the year cycle and will learn about graphing weather.
Forecasting and Severe Weather
In the final portion of this unit, students will learn about being a meteorologist and forecasting weather. They’ll learn about different types of severe weather and how to prepare for it.