LESSON PLAN:

Weather and its Effect on the Environment and Settlement

BY: Judith Allee, Cloverdale Elementary School, Cloverdale, IN; 6/15/1997

PURPOSE: This lesson is to help students investigate weather and its effect on the environment and settlement of various areas.

GRADE LEVELS: 4-6

GEOGRAPHY STANDARDS:

MATERIALS REQUIRED: pencils, graph paper, maps, computer, poster board

OBJECTIVES: Upon completion of this activity, students should be able to:

PROCEDURES:

EVALUATION: Student presentation, class discussion

EXTENSIONS: Pupils will write to the Chamber of Commerce of each city and send a copy of their project.

RESOURCES: http://www.weather.com/weather/US/cities/IN_Indianapolishtml