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Weather Watchers: 21st-Century Style

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Emily Millwood and Sixth Grade Science Students


Oak Park Middle School
Decatur City Schools


This podcast features a lesson in which students work in pairs to create a short video of the next day's local weather forecast. Each team's forecast will air the following day, followed by actual weather readings of instruments such as the barometer and digital hygrometer (provided by AMSTI / GLOBE). The forecast and instrument readings will be recorded and compared over a period of weeks on a weather data table.

Length: 02:12

Aligned to the following ALEX lesson plan:

Weather Watchers : 21st Century Style

Content Areas: Science

Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:

[TC2] (6-8) 14: Use digital tools to generate new ideas, products, or processes.

National/Other Standards:

Science Content Standard A: As a result of activities in grades 5-8, all students should develop abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry.


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