K-ESS3-2: Forecasting Severe Weather
Ask questions to obtain information about the purpose of weather forecasting to prepare for, and respond to, severe weather. (Cause and Effect)
Clarification Statement: Emphasis is on local forms of severe weather.
Assessment Boundary: none
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Cause and Effect
Severe weather (e.g. tornado, heat wave, storm)
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