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Weather Unit Study


Weather Unit Study

I know, I know, another unit study. I promise that by Friday I will have my next sewing project up! It will my pattern remix of Me Sew Crazy’s Spring Fever Pattern for Project Run & Play’s Pattern Remix Party.

There are tons and tons of resources out there for weather units. It’s almost overwhelming! Here are the ones I plan to chose from when we do our weather unit study.

Everything we use for our units can be found either FREE or cheap. 😉

SCIENCE KITS

When it comes to science kits my favorites always come from The Young Scientist Club or Magic School Bus.

Young Scientist Club kits 4 – 6 (you can opt for the monthly club but it is cheaper to buy 3 kits in one set on Amazon)

or

Adventure Science Series – Wacky Weather (Young Scientists Club)

 

 

BOOKS –

 

 

There are quite a few Magic School Bus books on weather. We will definitely be using more than one! 😉

 

 

Twister on Tuesday (Magic Tree House, No. 23)

Magic Tree House – Twister on Tuesday

 

 

Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #8: Twisters and Other Terrible Storms: A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #23: Twister on Tuesday

Magic Tree House Fact Tracker – Twisters and Other Terrible Storms

 

 

Tornadoes!  (Scholastic Reader, Level 4)

Tornadoes! Scholastic Level 4 Reader

 

 

DK Eyewitness Books: Weather

DK Eyewitness Weather

 

 

Storms and Hurricanes (Usborne Understanding Geography)

Storms and Hurricanes 

 

Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs

Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs

 

 

Oh Say Can You Say What's the Weather Today?: All About Weather (Cat in the Hat's Learning Library)

Oh Say Can You Say What’s the Weather Today?

 

 

 

KINDLE BOOKS – 

 

What's the Weather Like Today?

What’s the Weather Like Today? – FREE for Prime members

 

 

Hurricanes & Storms Unit Study

Hurricanes and Storms Unit Study – FREE for Prime members

 

 

National Geographic Readers: Storms!

National Geographic Kids Readers – Storms – this one is toss up of which would be cheaper, the Kindle edition or a used paperback

 

 

Weather Detectives, The

The Weather Detectives – $3.99

 

 

Clouds

Clouds – FREE for Prime members – 99 cents

 

 

What Happens When it Snows: Three Snowy Stories for Kids

What Happens When It Snows – FREE for Prime members

 

 

Alert! Wild Weather (Spectrum® Readers)

Alert! Wild Weather – $1.99

 

 

FREE on We Give Books

 

DK Eye Wonder Weather

The Snowy Day

DK Readers Twisters!

Groundhog Weather School

 

 

PRINTABLES – 

 

Here is where the list can get reallllllllly long!

 

Weather Words Lapbook – Homeschool Share

Tornado Lapbook – Homeschool Share

Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs Lapbook – Homeschool Share

Hurricanes Unit Study and Lapbook – Homeschool Share

Weather Lapbook – Homeschool Helper Online

Weather Lapbooks – Weather, Tornadoes, and Hurricanes – Squidoo

Magic School Bus Based Weather Lapbooks – Yee Shall Know

Weather Project Pack – Hands of a Child – $7

Extreme Weather Project Pack – Hands of a Child – $9

Weather Unit – Living Life Intentionally

Weather Printables – Education.com

Weather Printables and Crafts – DLTK-Kids

Weather Printables – Scholastic

Weather Pages – School Express

Weather Theme – Make Learning Fun

Weather Printables – About.com

Weather Printables – Busy Bee Kids Printables

Weather Tracking Cards – Montessori Print Shop – FREE

Whatever the Weather – Teacher’s Book Bag – Currclick – FREE

My Weather Journal – Teacher’s Book Bag – Currclick – FREE

Science Scribe Weather – Currclick – 96 cents

Weather Folklore – Happy Scribe Copybook – Currclick – 96 cents

All About Weather – Simple Schooling – Currclick – 99 cents

Tornadoes & Thunderstorms – Simple Schooling – Currclick – $1.99

 

 

ONLINE RESOURCES –

 

Montessori Inspired Weather Unit  – Living Montessori NOW

Weather Crafts and Lesson Plans – Crayola

The Weather Channel Kids

How Clouds Work

Pine Cone Weather Station

Weather Related Science Projects – Squidoo

Weather Wiz Kids

Fun Weather Facts for Kids – over on the right side you will find more weather facts links

Discovery Kids – Weather

Weather for Kids! – NOAA

Weather Experiments – Steve Spangler

Books About Weather – No Time for Flash Cards

Weather Crafts – No Time for Flash Cards

 

 

 

Schoolhouse Rock – Greatest Show on Earth

 

 

 

Weather for Kids – Part 1

 

 

 

The Magic School Bus Kicks Up a Storm

 

There are other Magic School Bus Videos, just do a search! 😉

 

As always, Discovery Streaming has tons of videos for weather. Just search for it! 😉

 

Hope you enjoy the weather resources! 😀

 

 

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