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Grades: 2 & 4

Every day is a new day, but can you predict what tomorrow will be like> When you understand how weather works, you will appreciate the impact it has on our daily lives!

NC Standards

2.E.1.1 Summarize how energy from the sun serves as a source of light that warms the land, air, and water. 

2.E.1.2 Summarize weather conditions using qualitative and quantitative measures to describe: Temperature, Wind Direction, and Precipitation

2.E.1.3 Compare weather patterns that occur over time and relate observable patterns to time of day and time of year. 

2.E.1.4 Recognize the tools that scientists use for observing, recording, and predicting weather changes from day to day and during the seasons. 

5.E.1.1 Compare daily and seasonal changes in weather data collected through observation and measurements. 

5.E.1.2 Predict upcoming weather events from weather data collected through observation and measurements. 

5.E.1.3 Explain how global patterns such as the jet stream and water currents influence local weather in measurable terms such as temperature, wind direction and speed, and precipitation. 

Water Droplets
Fluffy Clouds


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