P-ESS2-1: Weather Patterns

Ask questions, make observations, and collect and record data using simple instruments to recognize patterns about how local weather conditions change daily and seasonally. (Patterns)

Clarification Statement: Emphasis is on daily weather patterns recorded over a period of time and how those conditions impact student activities and what clothes they wear.  Examples of local weather conditions could include cloud cover (sunny, partly cloudy, cloudy, foggy), precipitation (no precipitation, snow, hail, rain), wind (no wind, some wind, strong wind), and temperature (cold, cool, warm, hot)

Assessment Boundary: Assessment is limited to qualitative measures of local weather conditions.

Evidence Statement

Disciplinary Core Ideas
ESS2.D: Weather and Climate

Crosscutting Concepts




Anchor Charts



- Clouds
- Wind
- Temperature
- Precipitation

Learning Plans

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