Fabulous Weather Day

Marshall, Candice; Mogil, H. Michael
January 2007
Science & Children;Jan2007, Vol. 44 Issue 5, p30
Academic Journal
The article discusses the activities of first graders at Kensington Parkwood Elementary School in Maryland during their Fabulous Weather Day. The students learn how meteorologists collect data about the weather, how they study factors that affect the weather and how they forecast. An in-school field trip was created that serves as a culmination to the weather unit. There are four different activity sessions and these are Sun and Clouds, Water Cycle, Wind and Storms. An overview of the day, descriptions of the four sessions and tips to make a Fabulous Weather Day a success are provided.


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