In our first lesson we read the book Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs. We then brainstormed about all the types of weather we know and wrote them in our science journal, which consists of notebook with printed copy of the "monster storms" cover mounted on it.
We also learned some key vocabulary words and wrote them in our journal as well.
- Meteorologist- A scientist who studies weather
- Atmosphere- The air in our world
- Data- collected information
- Weather- state of our atmosphere
- Storms- weather events
If you haven't already started, it's not too late, you can start teaching the kids to start noticing and collecting weather data in a basic chart and noting the temperature(we aren't doing actual temps yet, just hot warm cool or cold) Here is a great graph that you can print from teacher vision. And you can just use a piece of graph paper or large chart paper to make our temperature chart. Next lesson will be about wind and how to collect wind data from our own home.