Weather and Climate

Using the Science A-Z resources below will help students develop proficiency in Disciplinary Core Ideas, engage in Science and Engineering Practices, and recognize Crosscutting Concepts as they build toward fulfilling one or more of the grade 3 Performance Expectations related to Weather and Climate.
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Earth & Space

Weather


Measuring Wind with a Cup Anemometer - Process Activity

NGSS Codes: 3-ESS2-1

Weather Journal - Process Activity

NGSS Codes: 3-ESS2-1

Weather - Investigation Pack

NGSS Codes: 3-ESS2-1

The Coldest Place on Earth - Quick Read

NGSS Codes: 3-ESS2-1, 3-ESS2-2

The Hottest Place on Earth - Quick Read

NGSS Codes: 3-ESS2-1, 3-ESS2-2
Earth & Space

Clouds, Wind, and Storms


Tornado Sirens - Debate

NGSS Codes: 3-ESS3-1

Hearing Hurricanes - Science Video

NGSS Codes: 3-ESS3-1

Hurricane Survival - Science Video

NGSS Codes: 3-ESS3-1

Jet Stream Shifting - Science Video

NGSS Codes: 3-ESS2-1, 3-ESS2-2

Barometer - Quick Read

NGSS Codes: 3-ESS2-1

The Jet Stream - Quick Read

NGSS Codes: 3-ESS2-1, 3-ESS2-2

Weather Records - Quick Read

NGSS Codes: 3-ESS2-1

Annual Precipitation Map - Science Diagram

NGSS Codes: 3-ESS2-1

Five Climate Zones - Science Diagram

NGSS Codes: 3-ESS2-2

Three Major Climate Zones - Science Diagram

NGSS Codes: 3-ESS2-2
Earth & Space