Investigating weather

Basic Concept Pack: Weather

$39.99

Whatever the weather - Perspective Sort

Whatever the weather - Perspective Sort

Weather is a topic that has impacts on many different aspects of lives.   Considering what choices can be made whatever the weather can lead to many interesting discussions. Having the conversations and exploring the perspectives about the weather can bring forward new understandings, make visible misconceptions and develop skills in appreciating and respecting opinions an perspectives that are different to our own. Understanding the many perspectives on a topic can help learners begin to explore how learning is connected to the real world. By exploring how different people and sometimes animals might view a topic can also be a tool for making transdisciplinary links clear.

Weather: Inquiry Journal 1

Weather - Inquiry Journal 1

This inquiry journal is linked to the research area of weather Weather is an interesting subject to research.  It is connected to planet movements, patterns and cycles, seasons, climate and climate change, needs and adoptions and inventions in response to weather conditions. Students can investigate the daily choices they make that are connected to the weather. They might even look at how weather na plants or weather and fashion are connected. In this journal student researchers are encouraged to think about the WHO, WHAT, WHERE, WHEN, WHY, HOW and WHICH of research choices.

Weather: Inquiry Journal 2

Weather - Journal 2

Weather - Inquiry journal 2 is a slightly more complex inquiry journal that can be used to support the recording of decisions and strategies used during an inquiry process into weather and choices connected to the weather. Weather- Inquiry journal 2 helps scaffold students as they engage with the process for research and inquiry for one of the first times. Weather is an interesting subject to research.  It is connected to planet movements, patterns and cycles, seasons, climate and climate change, needs and adoptions and inventions in response to weather conditions In this journal student researchers are encouraged to use the ABCDEF inquiry process. A - Ask questions B - Brainstorm ideas C - Choose tools and research question D - Do it, carry out the research E - Evaluate your thinking and research process F - Forward thinking, What action can now be taken.

Weather: Inquiry Journal 4

Weather - Inquiry Journal 4

Weather - Inquiry journal 4 is based on the idea of a journey or a road as the inquiry process. This journal helps scaffold research into weather. Weather  is an interesting subject to research.  it is connected to planet movements, patterns and cycles, seasons, climate and climate change, needs and adoptions and inventions in response to weather conditions. In this journal student researchers are encouraged to use these elements of an inquiry process
  • Think and Plan
  • Reflect
  • Explore
  • Create
  • Record

Weather: Three Dot Reflection Strategy

Flip Book- Weather

Concept Observations - Weather

Description

A set of resources that support learners and teachers engaging with ideas and inquiries about weather.

Included in the pack

  • A perspective sort
  • 3 different forms of inquiry journals
  • A PDF version of weather flip book
  • A set of concept and research cards
  • A reflection tool.

For a more comprehensive range of resources, check out the transdisciplinary concept pack for weather.

Would you like a concept pack developed for your own class? Contact the BeConWiz team.

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