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Building Blocks of Science® A New Generation: Weather and Climate Patterns Unit Kit

Item # 514801
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Grade 3. In the unit, students explore the causes of weather and climate and how senses are used to observe and predict weather. The unit kit for Weather and Climate Patterns includes a Teacher's Guide and enough supplies and apparatus to teach the unit to a class of up to 30 students.



This item will ship on or about 4/18/18

Grade 3. The Weather and Climate Patterns Unit Kit includes a Teacher's Guide and supplies and apparatus for a 30-student class. During Weather and Climate Patterns, students are introduced to the causes of weather and climate. They begin by considering how air and water affect weather, and come to understand how we can use our senses to observe and predict the weather. Students learn how to measure elements of weather in a similar way to meteorologists, and they create a model of the layers of the atmosphere and discover what causes air pressure. Throughout the unit, students examine the sun, the wind, the water cycle, and the nature of storms. They explore how the shape of the earth causes different regions to be heated unevenly, causing specific weather patterns in different climates. By the end of the unit, students make the connection between the effects of weather on humans and how we can predict and prepare for hazardous weather.

Components Qty Included?
BBS Teacher’s Guide, Weather and Climate Patterns 1 Included
Beaker, Student, 250 mL 8 Included
Bookend, Nonslip Base, Small 16 Included
Crayon, Blue 30 Included
Crayon, Red 32 Included
Coloring, Food, Blue, 1 oz 1 Included
Coloring, Food, Red, 1 oz 1 Included
Clamp Lamp, with Reflector 8 Included
Light Bulb, 72 W, Economy, Soft White 8 Included
Tank, Plastic, 1 gal 8 Included
Lid, Plastic, for 1-gal Tank 8 Included
Dot, Assorted, Pack 1 Included
Ball, Cotton 300 Included
Dice, Standard, 16 mm 18 Included
Marker, Dry-Erase, Assorted 8 Included
Foam Block 8 Included
Globe, World, 12 cm (5”) 8 Included
Label, Round, Liquid Crystal, 1” 50 Included
Transparency Sheet, “Weather and Climate” 30 Included
Cup, Paper, 6 oz 12 Included
Cup, with Lid, 1 oz 48 Included
Cup, Plastic, Squat, 9 oz 25 Included
Bag, Plastic, Resealable, 6 x 9” 32 Included
Rubber Band, #16 8 Included
Ruler, Plastic, Metric (12”) 32 Included
Bottle, Plant Mister 8 Included
Sprayer, Plant Mister 8 Included
Thermometer, Immersion, -20 to 110° C, 0 to 230° F 10 Included
Game Board, Weather and Climate Patterns 8 Included
Sand, White, #70, 3 lb 1 Included
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