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Elementary Virtual Outreaches

Lesson plan information for elementary school virtual outreaches

Learning Objective(s)

  • Students will identify the four seasons as they relate to different weather or temperature.
  • Students will explain the connection between the Sun and Earth during different seasons.

Standard(s)

Science Next Generation Sunshine State Standards:

  • SC.K.E.5.3 Recognize that the Sun can only be seen in the daytime.

  • SC.1.E.5.4 Identify the beneficial and harmful properties of the Sun.

  • SC.2.E.7.1 Compare and describe changing patterns in nature that repeat themselves, such as weather conditions including temperature and precipitation, day to day and season to season.

Essential Question(s)

  • Why do we have seasons?‚Äč
  • What patterns do we see in each season? How does the weather change? How does daylight change?

Key Vocabulary

  • season: one of the four periods of the year; spring, summer, autumn, or winter
  • equator: an imaginary circle around the middle of the earth, halfway between the North Pole and the South Pole
  • hemisphere: a half sphere or globe, formed by a plane passing through the center

Source: World Book Student

Materials

For field trip craft:

  • paper
  • crayons

For extension activities (optional):

  • Computer with internet access for every student
  • Alvin Sherman Library card or E-Card to access the World Book Database

Extension Activities

Concentration: Fall Into Winter Game

Concentration: Fall Into Winter

Available on World Book Early Learning
(Must have an NSU Alvin Sherman Library Card or E-Card to access)

Matching: Weather Game

Matching: Weather

Available on World Book Early Learning
(Must have an NSU Alvin Sherman Library Card or E-Card to access)

True or False: Seasons Game

True or False: Seasons

Available on World Book Early Learning
(Must have an NSU Alvin Sherman Library Card or E-Card to access)

Solar Challenge game

Solar Challenge Game

Available on World Book Student
(Must have an NSU Alvin Sherman Library Card or E-Card to access)

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