Weather and Water Cycle

 

Objectives:

 

·        To develop a basic understanding of weather

·        To develop a basic understanding of water cycle

·        To increase knowledge and problem solving skills in the science area

·        To increase vocabulary and reading comprehension in the science area for the GED or other educational goals

 

Outcomes:

 

·        To correctly complete the review worksheets

·        To correctly complete the written and online test found on the websites.

 

Warm-Up:

 

Read the material found on the following website “Life from the Storm” .  Click on the sidebar and go through all the topics.  No warm-up activity is required for the hydrologic cycle.

 

New Instruction:

 

1.      If a site has a worksheet attached, print worksheet then click on site.

2.      If no worksheet is available, click on site and take good notes.

3.     Do online quiz and word search.

 Note:  All note-taking activities have no answer keys.

Webpage Title/Content

Grade Level

GED

College

Prep.

Teacher created worksheet

Online test, quiz or interactive activity

Life From The Storm

 

Click on “animations”.  (This is found on the left sidebar of the site).  Take notes on each of the topics.

6-12

Yes

Yes

No

Go through the following animation topics:  Tornadoes, Hurricanes, Storm Cells, El-Nino, Greenhouse effect, Thunder & Lightning.

Hydrologic Cycle

6-12

Yes

Yes

Online word search

Quiz

 

Feedback and Review:

 

After completing the worksheets and/or the test (if available), have the teacher verbally quiz you over the material.

 

Transfer of Knowledge or Skills:

 

Review the initial material (from the website), and retake the online test in a week (if available).

 

Click here F to return to Science Homepage.