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Weather Webquest Lets Talk About the Weather! Mrs. Reynolds Fifth Grade Class Sanford Middle School
Welcome to weather! You will become a reporter and will have to conduct research for a weather topic of your choice. You will sign up for a topic and will work cooperatively within your group to complete the task. As a reporter it will be your job to uncover as much information as you can about your topic and then present it to the class. You will be able to conduct research on the Internet and by using materials and books in the classroom.
The topics that you may select from are: Hurricanes Tornadoes Blizzards Thunderstorms and Lightning Tsunamis Forms of Precipitation and Rainbows
What do you need to know? As you conduct your research there are several questions that you must try to answer about your topic: 1. What causes your weather topic? 2. Where on Earth is your weather topic found? 3. What are the characteristics of your weather topic? 4. What are the safety tips to protect us from your weather topic (if any)? 5. Are there any other facts that you feel the audience should know about your weather topic? After completing your research, your group will work together to create a poster that teaches the rest of the class about your weather topic. Be sure to include illustrations and the answers tothe above questions on your poster. Good luck and have fun!
Here are links to some websites to help you conduct your research on your weather topic: 1. Powerful Weather This website contains information on powerful weather and forms of precipitation. 2. The Weather Channel This site is made by the Weather Channel and has many great references to use including a weather glossary. 3.Sky Diary This website provides information on tornadoes, hurricanes, and lightning. 4.NOAA The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's website for students to learn more about weather. 5.Time for Kids This website is a link to Time for Kids magazines that we get in the classroom. You can enter a topic and search for past articles about that weather topic. Powerful Weather The Weather ChannelSky DiaryNOAATime for Kids
Sites continued………… 6. NOAA-Tsunamis-This website gives you information about tsunamis. 7. Ask Jeeves for Kids This website is a kid friendly search engine that will help you find information on your weather topic. 8. Blizzards This website will give you a lot of information about blizzards including safety tips. 9. National Weather Service This website is for more information on Blizzards. 10. Kids' Crossing This website is written for students to learn more about different forms of Extreme Weather. 11. Weather Wiz Kids Good website for kids to learn more about weather.NOAA-TsunamisAsk Jeeves for KidsBlizzardsNational Weather ServiceKids' CrossingWeather Wiz Kids
……Crossword Puzzle…… After completing the research and finishing your poster try to complete the cross-word puzzle for Wild Weather. Good Luck! Wild Weather