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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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Comments on: "Weather Unit Study" (15)

  1. Have fun with ya’lls studies….
    Looking forward to the dress. the pattern is adorable..

  2. So many resources… your energy level is amazing!

  3. Love the resources that you have pulled together. I also love teaching the Magic School Bus hands on science lessons. I have pinned this to come back to later so I can dig through all of your links that you shared. Thank you for linking up this week to the Hearts for Home Blog Hop!

  4. Great list of resources! We love studying the weather. It’s a subject we go back to time and again. We live in Illinois, so the weather is always changing.

  5. What a great list of book. Thanks for including our Weather Unit =)

    Thanks for linking up to TGIF! Hope to see you again tomorrow,
    Beth

  6. What a great resource!! Thank you for sharing at Sharing Saturday!!

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