In this lesson plan, children will investigate weather in the context of their own environments and keep a weather chart over time. They also will be introduced to weather phenomena specific to the colder months of the year and associated with low temperatures. If it is winter and if children live in places where winter is cold, they will go outside to explore ice, frost, and snow. But regardless of where children live and the time of year, all children will investigate what happens to water at different temperatures as it freezes and melts.
Age: Children ages 3-6
This lesson plan includes hands-on experiments, video clips about weather, recording observations activities, and reading suggestions.