• Unit Guide

    A description of all the investigations in the unit.

     

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  • 2.1 - Weather Record - Classroom Record

    Single letter sized sheet for the class meteorologist to record weather conditions.  One needed for each month of observations. 

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  • 2.1 - Weather Record - For Notebooks

    Can be trimmed and glued into student journals.  The right size for the Avery stickers below.

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  • 2.1 - Weather Stickers - Avery 5160

    Print on Avery 5160 and cut into strips to create stickers of the different weather conditions.  Makes it easier for students to build a weather record in their student journals.

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  • 2.2 - Reading a Thermometer

    Extra practice on how to read a thermometer.  May be pasted into student journals.

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  • 2.2 - Temperature Record - Classroom Record

    Classroom record of temperature.

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  • 2.2 - Thermometer

    Printable thermometer to be glued into a journal.  Two per sheet.  SUGGESTION: Have a parent cut out the hole ahead of time!

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  • 2.4a - Make a Rain Gauge

    How to make a rain gauge from a soda bottle.  The more the merrier!

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  • 2.4a - Please Do Not Touch Sign

    To use if you are worried about others messing with your rain gauge.

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  • 2.4a - Precipitation Inches

    Classroom record of precipitation.  Need one per week.

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  • 4.1 - Weather Graphs - LONG

    A weather graph to print on Legal sized paper.  Can be trimmed and pasted into notebooks.  (We need tall graphs since we have so many days of similar weather each month.)  Used for graphing Weather Conditions, and Temperature.

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  • 4.1 - Weather Graph - Online Data

    Directions on how to easily get a monthly chart of the weather conditions, temperature and precipitation for your location for any month.

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  • 4.3a - Moon Stickers - Avery 5160

    Printable on Avery 5160 label stock.  Used to create stickers that make for easier recording of moon phases in student notebooks.

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  • 4.3a - Night Sky Home Log

    Sheet for students to take home and record night observations for a week.

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  • 4.3a - Night Sky Record - Classroom Record

    Classroom sized recording sheet for Night Sky observations.

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  • 4.3a - Night Sky Record - For Notebooks

    Record table to paste into notebooks.

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  • 5.1 - Hours of Daylight Graph Glue In Page

    Frame used to create graphs.

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  • 5.1 - Hours of Daylight Graph Strips

    Strips to paste into journals to greate graphs.  Must be printed and cut into strips ahead of time.

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  • 5.1 - Hours of Daylight in Bremerton Glue In Page

    Page to glue into student Journals.  

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  • 6 - Our Visiting Friend

    Everything needed for the Engineering activity at the end of the unit.

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  • Assessment - In The Sky

    An assessment instrument.

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  • Vocabulary Cards

    Printable vocabulary cards with images.

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    Printable Student Notebook

    This student notebook was designed to be printed on legal sized paper, double-sided (flipped on the short edge) and then folded in half and stapled.  Additional files are used to extend graphs, create stickers, or other attachments needed as described in the Unit Guide.

  • Air and Weather Student Notebook

    Student notebook.  Designed to be printed on legal sized paper. Double sided, flipped on short edge, folded in half and center stapled.  9 sheets of paper per student - 36 page notebook.  Everything below is sized to easily attach to these pages. 

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  • Weather Record - Classroom Record

    Classroom master calendar for collecting daily weather records.

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  • Weather Stickers Avery 5167

    Designed to be printed on Avery 5167 labels.  Cut into strips and you have stickers to help build graphs.

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  • Thermometer

    Thermometers.  Two per page.  Have a arent cut out the holes ahead of time!

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  • Temperature Record - Classroom Record

    Classroom master record for Temperature.

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  • Graph Extensions

    Cut and paste to extend the graphs as needed in Weather and Temperature graphing.

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  • Temperature Stickers Avery 5167

    Print and cut into strips for easy building of temperature records in the notebooks.

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  • How to Make a Rain Gauge

    How to Make a Rain Gauge from a soda bottle.  The more the merrier!

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  • Do Not Touch (Sign)

    To go with rain gauges left out over night.

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  • Precipitation Record - Classroom Record

    Letter sized paper.  Used to record rainfall.  One for each week.

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  • Hours of Daylight Graph Strips

    Cut into strips and provide students the strips to build their hours of daylight graphs.  This is an alternative to having them build the graph with X's or filling in the squares....

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  • Night Sky Record - Classroom Record

    Letter sized sheet to record daily observations on.

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  • Moon Stickers Avery 5167

    Designed to be printed on Avery 5167 label stock.  Each sheet can be cut into strips, which them makes stickers the right size for the Night Sky record in the Student Journals.  One sheet needed for every three students. 

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  • Using Science Notebooks in K-2

    A chapter describing how to use notebooks in Science at the K-2 grade levels.  Many examples are included.

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  • Science Notebook Entry Types

    Types of entries students make in their journals/notebooks.

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  • Science Notebook Sentence Prompts (Lower Grades)

    Sentence prompts for learners with less developed language skills. Designed to be folded in half and glued/taped to the inside back cover of each student's science notebook.

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  • Science Notebook Sentence Prompts (Middle Grades)

    Sentence prompts for learners with developing language skills. Designed to be folded in half and glued/taped to the inside back cover of each student's science notebook.

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  • Index template pages for Science Notebooks (4 pages)

    Sheets to be cut and pasted in the last 4 pages of the science notebooks. These pages serve to help students create an index for the ideas and topics they have added to their notebooks.  

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  • Index template pages for Science Notebooks (2 pages)

    Sheets to be cut and pasted in the last 2 pages of the science notebooks. They are much smaller and require more careful writing by the students. These pages serve to help students create an index for the ideas and topics they have added to their notebooks.  

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    Washington State Science Learning Standards Resources (NGSS)

  • Preparing Students for Success

    A short piece to help teachers and parents understand the NGSS and why they are significant for our young learners.

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  • Washington State Science Learning Standards - K-2

    Washington State's Science Learning Standards at the K-2 Grade level.

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  • Science and Engineering Practices K-2

    Descriptions of the SEPs at the K-2 grade levels.

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  • Crosscutting Concepts at the K-2 Grades

    Understanding what is expected of K-2 students in developing the Crosscutting Concepts.

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  • Crosscutting Concept Posters

    A nice set of posters describing the Crosscutting Concepts.  Text on the back of each helps the teachers understand the concepts better.

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  • When Scientists Share (Cards)

    Simple cards with sentence prompts on how to make claims, and how to respond to others.

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  • When Scientists Share (Poster)

    Scentence prompts to help students develop scientific talk.

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  • Productive Talk Checklist

    Reference for teachers on how to encourage students for a variety of needs in a variety of scenarios.

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  • Productive Talk Bookmark

    Bookmark with ideas and reminders for teachers on how to help students develop good disucssion strategies.

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