What Season Is This?
- Name at least three weather characteristics of each season.
- Identify seasonal patterns based on observations.
- Explain how weather conditions change between seasons.
In this lesson, students will investigate seasonal patterns by matching various pictures to the different seasons. In small groups, students will analyze the pictures for clues to a specific season, describe what they observe, and explain what evidence they have found in each picture to identify the season. By comparing the images, students will be able to recognize patterns and identify seasonal changes over time.
NGSS AlignmentThis lesson helps students prepare for these Next Generation Science Standards Performance Expectations:
For each student group:
For the teacher:
Area of Science
Weather & Atmosphere
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