Amazing Weather
Age 7-9: Concept 1 - Environment: Unit 1

In this unit, your child will explore why weather in the environment changes. She will learn how scientists measure the weather, and she will even build her own weather tools. Throughout the unit, she will keep a daily log of the weather in her environment.

This unit can be used independently but is designed to be used in conjunction with the Tornado literature unit.


  • Able to read and comprehend chapter books on a 3rd or early 4th grade reading level
  • Can answer comprehension questions about a chapter in a journal
  • Able to write three or four sentences on a topic
  • Usually used by children in third grade

Table of Contents

  • Lesson 1: Whatever the Weather
  • Lesson 2: Heat and Temperature (2 Days)
  • Lesson 3: The Wind (2 Days)
  • Lesson 4: Precipitation (2 Days)
  • Lesson 5: Wild Weather
  • Lesson 6: Geography and Weather (2 Days)
  • Lesson 7: Reason for the Season
  • Lesson 8: Habitats and Weather
  • Final Project: Weather Report

Summary of Skills

Moving Beyond the Page is based on state and national standards. These standards are covered in this unit.
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