Teacher guide Weather: what is weather? - activity

TLF ID M012709

This is a Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) student worksheet about weather. The worksheet includes an aim, an introduction explaining what weather is and a series of questions about weather for students to respond to using pictures and words. Some of the questions are about what sort of clothes the students would wear and games they would play in different kinds of weather.

Tags: weather

Educational details

Educational value
  • This is a useful resource for Geographical Knowledge and Understanding, particularly for the content description in year 1 that refers to the weather and seasons of places. This resource would also be useful for the content descriptions in year 1 Geographical Inquiry and Skills referring to: responding to and posing questions about familiar and unfamiliar places; and presenting information in a range of communication forms.
  • This is a useful resource that supports the Foundation year of the science curriculum, particularly the content description in Earth and space sciences about how daily and seasonal changes in our environment, including the weather, affect everyday life; in Science as a Human Endeavour for the content description about science involving exploring and observing the world using the senses; and the content description in Science Inquiry Skills about responding to questions about familiar objects and events.
  • This is a useful resource that supports year 1 of the science curriculum, particularly the content description in Earth and space sciences about observable changes occurring in the sky and landscape.
  • The resource can contribute to students attaining those elements of the achievement standard in Foundation year science referring to students suggesting how the environment affects them, and sharing observations of familiar events.
  • The resource supports the cross-curriculum priority of sustainability, particularly in regard to the organising idea about the biosphere being a dynamic system providing conditions that sustain life on Earth.
Year level

F; 1

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  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
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  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: Commonwealth of Australia
  • Organization: Commonwealth of Australia
  • URL: http://www.bom.gov.au/
  • Publisher
  • Name: Bureau of Meteorology
  • Organization: Bureau of Meteorology
  • Description: Publisher
  • URL: http://www.bom.gov.au/
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
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  • Text
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