CURRENT WEATHER CONDITION SITE SELECTION
BY: Dan Garwood, Hank Matthys, Liberty Middle School, Valparaiso
In order to make students aware of current weather conditions of selected cities throughout the world and to introduce related Internet resources, students will research on-line weather data for cities around the world.
Grade Levels: 6 & 7
Geography Standards addressed:
#1) Using maps, tools and technologies to acquire, process, and report information from a spatial perspective.
Materials required: computer(s), internet, atlases
Upon the completion of this activity, students will be able to
Discuss the world climate patterns with students; introduce physical landscape, winds, oceans, precipitation, trends relating to weather. Talk about seasonal variations. Students, as a class or small group, should agree on preferred weather conditions.
Individuals and groups share information found to agree on best choice of selected cities.