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Science (2015) Grade(s): 3
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Collect information from a variety of sources to describe climates in different regions of the world.

Unpacked Content

Scientific and Engineering Practices

Obtaining, Evaluating, and Communicating Information

Crosscutting Concepts

Patterns

Knowledge

Students know:
  • Climate describes a range of an area's typical weather conditions and the extent to which those condition change over the years.
  • Books and other reliable media provide information that can be used to describe climates in different regions of the world.
  • Variations in climates within different regions of the world.

Skills

Students are able to:
  • Identify reliable resources for gathering information.
  • Identify the different regions of the world and their climates.
  • Evaluate information in the resources.
  • Use information to describe the climates in different regions and their patterns.

Understanding

Students understand that:
  • Patterns in climate can be used to make predictions about typical weather conditions in a region.

Vocabulary

  • Evaluate
  • Climates
  • Regions
  • Reliable media
  • Sources
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