Upcoming Dates: The Atmosphere Unit Test Thursday 3/8
Monday: Ch.16, sect1 Review: Water in the air- techterms, humidity, saturation, 3 basic clouds. Reinact levels of humidity and draw illustrations. PPT & closed notes.
Tuesday: Ch.16.2 PPT and visual organizers. 4 types of air masses that affect the US and 4 types of weather fronts.
Wednesday-Friday: Stem station rotations! HW: Finish your daily station research.
Rotation 1) Ch.16.3, severe weather webquest. First: Research causes, effects, warning systems for survival).
All 3 types of severe weather: http://www.weatherwizkids.com
Tornado hurricane animation: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/5328524.stm
Tornado safety and scale: http://skydiary.com/kids/tornadoes.html
Hurricane safety and scale: http://skydiary.com/kids/hurricanes.html
Describe 3 types of Lightening: https://www.nationalgeographic.com/environment/natural-disasters/lightning/
Lightening safety: http://www.lightningsafety.noaa.gov/safety.shtml
Next, complete your severe weather brainpops and quizzes. Write your grades next to your name.
Finally, Complete an enrichment activity, if time: Mini-lab-Making Lightening.
Rotation 2) 16.4 Publisher based brochure. Research weather tools using Ch.16, section 4 and present your information using a weather brochure template located here: Weather-Brochure-Template-publisher-OR use can use this: weather brochure template 2-PPT version. Print your copy here or at home. Save to your 365 account. If time, complete the enrichment activity: Weather map investigations: Practice reading a weather map and Illustrate your own weather broadcast.
Rotation 3) Land & Air Heat Capacity Lab incorporating mathematics and graphing change over time. While you are collecting data for your lab, work on your global & local winds review worksheet!