Tuesday 10/20/15
EQ: What are the big ideas in meteorology?
Warm up: Flip over your Blue Unit Preview. Fill in the chart with things you know, think you know, questions you have, and things you know you need to learn to understand the weather.
- WGAL daily forecast (This week’s weather)
Summary: Big idea pair/share
HW: The air around you
This week’s weather conclusions due Monday




Wednesday 10/21/15 (Early Dismissal)
EQ: What is in the atmosphere?
Warm up: Gallery Walk - Using the sheet you picked up on the way in, take a walk around the room and answers the questions using the posters on the lab table.
-WGAL Forecast (This week’s weather)
- Review gallery walk
Summary: Review gallery walk answers
HW: Start this week’s weather Conclusions due Monday

Thursday 10/22/15
EQ: What is in the atmosphere?
Warm up: What type of graph could best show what the atmosphere is made of? How do you properly make this type of graph?
- WGAL Forecast (This week’s weather)
- Review warm up
- Brainpop Atmosphere
HW: Layers of the atmosphere


Friday 10/23/15
EQ: What is in the atmosphere?
Warm up: What is layer of the atmosphere is where our weather happens?
-Review Layers of the atmosphere HW
-Complete graph of what is in the air
-This week’s weather
Summary: Conclusions about this week’s weather
HW: Finish This week’s weather conclusions

Monday 10/26/15
EQ: How does the air behave?
Warm up: Write down some things you know about how air reacts when heated or cooled. Try to use these words: Temperature, Density, Pressure, Volume, Mass
- Return and Review Density Labs
-Review this week’s weather conclusions
-Collecting This week’s weather
-Review warm up
Summary: 5 key principles of meteorology Demonstrations
HW: Direct vs indirect heat worksheet



Tuesday 10/27/15
EQ: What is Heat? How does Earth get heat?
Warm up: What is heat? Which has more heat, a pot of boiling water or an iceberg?
- Finish 5 key principles of meteorology
- Behavior of gases investigation
-http://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/gas-properties
- Brain Pop Heat
- Direct vs indirect heating review
- Globe demonstration
Summary: Electromagnetic spectrum review
HW: Heat Transfer reading and review



Wednesday 10/28/15
EQ: Do all surfaces on Earth absorb heat equally?
Warm up: Meteorology Quick quiz
- Review Heat Transfer HW
- Heating of Earth’s surface pre-lab directions
- Begin Data Analysis and Graph of lab
Summary: What are the parts of a good graph and conclusion?
HW: Answer the questions about the data in our lab



Thursday 10/29/15
EQ: Do all surfaces on Earth absorb heat equally?
Warm up: Look at the data in your heating Earth’s surface lab. – What kind of graph would be the best graph for this data?
- Review Key Principles of meteorology and forecast
-Create Heat absorption lab graph and conclusions
Summary: Reflecting heat activity
HW: Finish Graph for Heat Absorption Lab


Friday 10/30/15
EQ: Do all surfaces on Earth absorb heat equally?
Warm up: Reflecting heat activity
- Finish Heat lab Conclusions
-Review heat lab and reflecting heat activity
Summary: Review 5 key principles and heat connections
HW: FINISH YOUR HEAT LAB IF NECESSARY!
Check your grades and make up work!


Monday 11/2/15
EQ: How is moisture important in the air?
Warm up: Water cycle review worksheet
- Discovery education- Heat and Weather. (3:27)
-Review water cycle
-Precipitation, Evaporation, Runoff Data analysis
Summary: Review water cycle data
HW: Water in the atmosphere




Tuesday 11/3/15
EQ: How is moisture important in the air?
How does water behave when it is heated?
Warm up: What does relative humidity mean?
-Review water in the atmosphere
-BrainPop Humidity
-Identifying clouds practice
Summary: Cloud notes
HW: Finish Completing cloud notes



Wednesday 11/4/15
EQ: What are the different types of clouds?
How does water behave when it is heated?
Warm up: What clouds are related to what kinds of weather?
- Review cloud notes
-Water tank lab
Summary: Water tank Lab conclusion questions
HW: Air masses and fronts


Thursday 11/5/15
EQ: What are air masses and fronts?
Warm up: Review Air masses and fronts HW
-Complete Station 3
HW: None


Friday 11/6/15
EQ: What are air masses and fronts?
Warm up: Complete the diagram on Station #3 (page 10)
-Review air masses and fronts stations.
Summary: Finish Station #4
HW: Check grades and make up work

Monday 11/9/15
EQ: What is air pressure? What is the relationship between air pressure and wind?
Warm up: Get out weather packet. Complete diagram on Station #5 (page
- WGAL forecast
-Air pressure demo
-Station #5
Summary: Group review of data and conclusions.
HW: Air pressure
Weather Quiz on Friday



Tuesday 11/10/15
EQ: What are local and global winds?
Warm up: Discuss the relationship between air pressure and wind speed with a neighbor.
- Review warm up
- Review air pressure HW
- Air pressure and Wind Data Analysis Lab (Station #6)
Summary: Class review of lab data and analysis questions
HW: Wind Worksheet
Weather Quiz Friday


Wednesday 11/11/15
EQ: What are local and global winds?
Warm up: Wind graphic organizer
-Review HW & warm up
-BrainPop Wind
-Global wind demo/ coriolis effect
http://oceanservice.noaa.gov/education/pd/oceans_weather_climate/media/ocean_and_wind_currents.swf
Summary: FINISH Station 6 in Weather packet- TURN IN PACKET
HW: Complete the Study Guide for the Weather Unit Quiz Friday


Thursday 11/12/15
EQ: How do heat, moisture, pressure and wind interact to produce the weather?
Warm up: Explain why there is a sea breeze during the day and a land breeze at night at the beach. (Hint: Water vs land- What does the explanation of weather always start with?)
-Review warm up
-Review study guide answers
Summary: Weather Review Game
HW: Study for Weather quiz tomorrow

Friday 11/13/15
EQ: What are air masses and fronts?
Warm up: Go back to the diagram of how warm and cold air behave in your science notebook. See if you can put this into words with your neighbor. (5 minutes)
- Weather QUIZ
When finished:
-Turn quiz into inbox
HW: Have a great weekend!

Monday 11/16/15
EQ: What methods should we use to predict the weather?
What factors make the weather change?
Warm up: Read over the Weather Forecasting project instructions and rubric. Prepare any questions you have.
-Return & Review weather quizzes
-Preview Forecasting Project & Demo data gathering
-Get in groups, assign cities, and begin!
-DAY 1: Climate, & local activities, Long range forecast research
-Google Doc and Google Presentation Shared with all group members
Summary: Daily Research Summary
HW: What is climate reading and review.

www.weather.gov
www.weather.com

Tuesday 11/17/15
EQ: What methods should we use to predict the weather?
What factors make the weather change?
Warm up: Get out project papers and HW
- Review What causes climate?
-Show Project example
-Resource review and explanation
-DAY 2: Share Climate/ local info & BEGIN Long range forecast
Google Doc and Google Presentation Shared with all group members
Summary: Daily Research Summary
HW: Long-range forecast, begin script, begin tech display
WATCH THE WEATHER FORECAST (news or WGAL.com)

Wednesday 11/18/15
EQ: What methods should we use to predict the weather?
What factors make the weather change?
Warm up: Sign on to laptops. Turn it on and log in. DO NOTHING ELSE.
-DAY 3: Long range forecast, Script writing, Tech design
Summary: Daily Research Summary
HW: Revise forecast, script, or tech design

www.weather.gov
www.weather.com

Thursday 11/19/15
EQ: What methods should we use to predict the weather?
What factors make the weather change?
Warm up: Sign on to laptops. Turn it on and log in. DO NOTHING ELSE.
- DAY 4: Final forecast , Final Script, and Final Tech design
Summary: Daily Research Summary
HW: Final revisions for forecast, script, and tech design
BE READY TO FILM TOMORROW!

Friday 11/20/15
EQ: What methods should we use to predict the weather?
What factors make the weather change?
Warm up: Get in groups- Log on to laptops
Summary: DAY 5: FINISHING FORECAST!
-Turn in rubric, research, group grading sheet
HW: Have a great weekend!

Monday 11/23/15
EQ: What are the major types of severe weather?
Warm up: What is the difference between a severe weather “watch” and a “warning”?
-The ultimate guide to severe weather
Summary: video worksheet
HW: None.

Tuesday 11/24/15
EQ: What are the major types of severe weather?
Warm up: What conditions create most severe weather systems?
-The ultimate guide to severe weather
Summary: video worksheet
HW: None.