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Learning Exercise: Language Arts and Science with NASA: 1st Grade Weather

Title:
Language Arts and Science with NASA: 1st Grade Weather
Material:
Description:
This lesson has kids discussing weather, writing presentations to present orally and following instructions.
Course: 1st Grade

Info

Submitted by:
Dr. Troy Tenhet Ed.D.
Date Last Modified:
July 07, 2005

Exercise

Grade Level: First Grade

Lesson Title: Weather, Weather, Weather

Objectives: 1. Students will know that weather changes daily.
2. Students will deliver oral presentation.
3. Students will follow instructions.

CDE Science: Earth Sciences 3b: Students know that the weather changes from
day to day but that trends in temperature or of rain (or snow) tend to be
predictable during a season. Investigation and Experimentation 4c: Record
observations on a bar graph.

CDE Language Arts: 1.1: Listen attentively. 1.2: Ask questions for
clarification and understanding.
1.3: Give, restate, and follow simple two-step directions.

NETS: #5: Work cooperatively and collaboratively with peers, family members,
and others when using technology in the classroom. #6: Demonstrate positive
social and ethical behaviors when using technology. #7: Practice responsible use
of technology systems and software.

Website: http://www.ghcc.msfc.nasa.gov/GOES/getsatellite.html

Anticipatory Set: Students will visit the site at
http://www.ssec.wisc.edu/data/#rtsat

Critical Teacher Tasks: 1. Facilitate discussion. 2. Instr uct as an oral
language project. 3. Assess as needed to drive instruction. 4. Monitor the use
of the Internet.

Critical Student Tasks: 1. Actively question the instructor. 2. Use the
Internet in a responsible manner. 3. Write down observations in science journal.
4. Work collaboratively with peers.

Assessment: Informal as needed with observations by teacher during class time.
Formal with the effort and achievement rubric.
Copyright 2004 Troy Tenhet Jr.
Additional Information: http://rubistar.4teachers.org/index.php

Categories

Audience

  • Grade School

Topics

Language Arts, Science, and Technology

Requirements

Some reading and computer skills helpful. Social skills a plus

Learning Objectives

1. Students will know that weather changes daily.
2. Students will deliver oral presentation.
3. Students will follow instructions.

Type of Task

  • Student-centered
  • Supplemental activity
  • Team

Technical Notes

LCD PROJECTOR AND LIVE INTERNET