Today’s Distance Learning Lesson: The Science of Weather and Climate!

clouds over a pond

What can you learn from the weather outside your window?


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During these unprecedented times, we want to help families as much as possible as they navigate today’s school reality. We’ll be posting lessons on our What’s Trending blog every week, and we have loads of resources at our Learning Center.

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Today’s lesson is all about weather and climate, using the Nomad Press book The Science of Weather and Climate: Rain, Sleet, and the Rising Tide by Julie Danneberg. This book is best suited for kids ages 12 to 15.


First, read a sample chapter.

The Introduction is where we look at the difference between weather and climate, and discuss some of the history behind meteorology. You’ll find great illustrations and photographs and lots of questions to think about. Plus, an activity!


Then, print out the Classroom Guide.

Weather and Climate Classroom Guide

You'll find lots of Essential Questions for deeper level thinking!


Remember, learning happens everywhere!

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