(2.8) Earth and Sky Patterns
By building their investigation skills, students observe weather, understand weather information, and use this information to make everyday choices. Students also explore the water cycle and how that relates to weather conditions as well as patterns of objects in the sky.
The student is expected to measure, record, and graph weather information, including temperature, wind conditions, precipitation, and cloud coverage, in order to identify patterns in the data.
The student is expected to identify the importance of weather and seasonal information to make choices in clothing, activities, and transportation.
The student is expected to explore the processes in the water cycle, including evaporation, condensation, and precipitation, as connected to weather conditions.