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Author: Barinder Takhar

Grade 1

Standard: 3. Weather can be observed, measured, and described. As a basis for understanding this concept:

a.     Students know how to use simple tools (e.g., thermometer, wind vane) to measure weather conditions and record changes from day to day and across the seasons.

b.     Students know that the weather changes from day to day but that trends in temperature or of rain (or snow) tend to be predictable during a season.

c.     Students know the sun warms the land, air, and water.

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Source: KidsEduc. "Weather, Different Seasons, Learn About Autumn, Winter, Spring, Summer, Preschool Activity." YouTube. YouTube, 29 July 2014. Web. 24 Sept. 2016.

The Units of Weather

Weather is measured with the unit Degrees. Weather is usually shown with a number and a small circle on the top right of the number to show degrees. The two types of degree measurements can be either Celsius or Fahrenheit.

Source: GARYDYMSKI. "Sunny Skies and Temps near 70 for LI." Newsday. N.p., 14 May 2015. Web. 24 Sept. 2016.

The process of Heat

Source: "AP Environmental Science." How Altitude Affects Temperature -. N.p., n.d. Web. 24 Sept. 2016.

Source: MsLacourse. "Weather Tools." YouTube. YouTube, 21 Oct. 2014. Web. 24 Sept. 2016.

Beyond Question

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Why is weather important to know?