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How’s The Weather?
                   Project developed for ITC 5320
by Amanda Beaty, Jenny McMillan, Susan Knight Trent &...
Weather Website for Kids


•Weather Web for Kids was
designed as an online meeting
place where elementary school
students ...
What Do You See?

Amazing Weather images will
be posted to webs.com

Students will post discussion
responses to questions
...
Weather Forum

This Weather Forum is
designed for cross-school
communication between
elementary school students
across the...
Weather Videos & Discussions

Weather Videos page
contains educational
videos about specific
weather topics.

Students can ...
software that enables the world's
Skype is……                        conversations. Millions of individuals and
           ...
Sample: Cirrus Clouds
Flickr.com

•An image and video hosting website
•Can share or embed your own photos, OR
•Choose from over 4 billion images...
Flickr Lesson: Creating
  NCSCOS Science Objective 3.03

NCSCOS Computer/Technology Skills Objective 3.07
NETS Performance...
Weather Webquest
Weather Webquest
Students will build an understanding of weather and
climate through this Internet exploration.
Task- gath...
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  1. 1. How’s The Weather? Project developed for ITC 5320 by Amanda Beaty, Jenny McMillan, Susan Knight Trent & Tiffany Brisbin
  2. 2. Weather Website for Kids •Weather Web for Kids was designed as an online meeting place where elementary school students can access lots of information about weather. •This website organizes the information into individual pages to make navigating the website easier. •Some of the pages include: I. photo gallery where you can post your thoughts II. question and answer forum III.weather videos IV.assignments & handouts V. resources for further weather information. Weather Web for Kids created through webs.com
  3. 3. What Do You See? Amazing Weather images will be posted to webs.com Students will post discussion responses to questions regarding the images Discussion will lead into the next topic of study Ship offshore in the Gulf of Mexico going through 15-foot New images will be added waves during Tropical Storm Bill each week Weather images provide by: http://www.weatherwizkids.com/weather-photos.htm
  4. 4. Weather Forum This Weather Forum is designed for cross-school communication between elementary school students across the county. K-2 students will collaborate to develop weather related questions to submit onto the forum. 3-5 students will respond to the questions and post their responses for the K-2 students to read.
  5. 5. Weather Videos & Discussions Weather Videos page contains educational videos about specific weather topics. Students can view videos individually and respond or as a group and discuss by posting a response. YouTube video: Hurricane For Kids Part 1
  6. 6. software that enables the world's Skype is…… conversations. Millions of individuals and businesses use Skype to make free video and voice calls, send instant messages and share files with other Skype users. Do amazing things for free…. • Voice and video calls to anyone else on Skype • Conference calls with three or more people • Instant messaging, file transfer and screen sharing The fifth grade students will use the voice and video feature to do the experiment, Suck an Egg Into a Bottle, to explain the concept of air pressure to the first graders. The fifth graders will conduct the experiment and will be able to explain it as they go. The first graders will be able to observe and ask questions of the fifth graders as they watch the experiment.
  7. 7. Sample: Cirrus Clouds
  8. 8. Flickr.com •An image and video hosting website •Can share or embed your own photos, OR •Choose from over 4 billion images on Flickr •Be careful and familiar with site before lesson- can accidentally access any kind of photo!
  9. 9. Flickr Lesson: Creating NCSCOS Science Objective 3.03 NCSCOS Computer/Technology Skills Objective 3.07 NETS Performance Indicator 9 Lesson Objective: Students will create ‘galleries’ based on cloud type. A complete description and appropriate examples of each cloud type is expected to be included in creating each gallery. Students will use technology tool Flickr.com. Steps to Create a Flickr Gallery: 1. Explore- tab 2. Popular Tags 3. click on clouds in tag list 4. in search box, type cirrus clouds; scroll through pages to view examples; remember tags may not be accurate-make sure pic depicts correct cloud type! 5. look for 5-6 favorite shots of cirrus clouds Create a gallery: 6. click on first picture you want to include; above picture, click on add to gallery 7. opt for create a new gallery 8. title- ex.: cirrus clouds Group A* (need to distinguish groups if using one account) description- group must correctly describe cloud type, may use textbook, etc. 9. create a new gallery click 10. add other pics by clicking add to gallery Create new galleries for other cloud types studied. 11. Select You tab, then Your Galleries to view.
  10. 10. Weather Webquest
  11. 11. Weather Webquest Students will build an understanding of weather and climate through this Internet exploration. Task- gather information from selected Internet sites to meet curriculum competencies Process- complete activities on weather subjects using provided links for exploration Evaluation- complete an online quiz based on weather information studied while completing activities Conclusion- completing this Webquest will enable students to be more knowledgeable about weather

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