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How does weather affect people? What causes different types of weather? Where does rain come from? Why do we need different clothes for different weather? Is weather always the same? What is wind and can we see it? Students will study the effects of weather on Earth and people.


  • Science > General
  • Science > General Science
  • Science > Meteorology

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • K


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This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3, as of 2009-12-13.

Component Ratings:

Technical Completeness: 3
Content Accuracy: 3
Appropriate Pedagogy: 3

Reviewer Comments:

This comprehensive 6-8 week unit is intended for middle school students and focuses on social networks, media technologies, democracy and students’ rights and responsibilities. The unit is very well organized, including a detailed unit overview, alignment with NCTE / IRA standards, comprehensive outline of necessary teacher preparation, high-quality web (and other) resources, well-written lessons and relevant assessments. Mini-lessons and student activities include timelines, persuasive letters, drama skits, webquests, debates and service learning projects. Students will ultimately create service-learning projects concerning Internet safety and the role media technologies have in providing them a voice in a democratic society. This unit promises to be engaging to young adolescents and will elicit some excellent discussion among students at a time in their lives where this sort of critical thinking is crucial for their social development.

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