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Learning objects Weather wear [no spoken instructions]


Listen to a weather report on a radio. Dress a character in clothing suited to the weather conditions predicted. Sail in a yacht race.

Tags: PP

Educational details

Key learning objectives
  • Students identify clothing best suited to weather conditions.
Educational value
  • Uses the context of a sailing race to introduce the idea of changing clothes as the weather changes.
  • Requires students to choose appropriate clothing based on a randomised weather report.
  • Provides feedback about clothing appropriateness, based on student's choices.
Year level


Learning area
  • science
  • Science/Earth and space sciences
  • Science/Science understanding
    • Science/Weather
    • Science/Human behaviour
    • Application;
    • Comprehension;
    • Knowledge
    Student activity
    • Interactives;
    • Experiment;
    • Modelling
    Learning design
    • Experiential learning;
    • Independent learning;
    • Problem solving;
    • Visual learning

    Other details

    • Author
    • Author
    • Technical implementer
    • Publisher
    • Date of contribution: 28 Jan 2014
    • Organisation: Education Services Australia
    • Address: Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia
    • URL:
    Access profile
    • Colour independence
    • Device independence
    • Hearing independence
    Learning resource type
    • Interactive Resource
    • Microsoft Internet Explorer - minimum version: 8.0 (MS-Windows) - maximum version: 9.0 (MS-Windows)
    • Firefox - minimum version: (MS-Windows)
    • Safari - minimum version: 5.1 (MacOS)
    Operating systems
    • MacOS - minimum version: 10.6
    • MS-Windows - minimum version: XP - maximum version: 7
    • © Education Services Australia Ltd, 2013, except where indicated under Acknowledgements.