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Weather and Water

Course Book
$19.99
$19.99
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Student Journal Grades 3-6 One Per Student

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Each student grades 3–6 needs his or her own copy of the 32-page Weather and Water Student Journal which includes interactive activities, games, and worksheets the child will complete during the lessons. The parent-led lessons in the Course Book will direct the student regarding when to complete the Student Journal activities.

  • 32 pages
  • Full-color
  • Saddle stitched; three-hole punched; perforated; 8.5″x11″

Student Journal Grades 7-8 One Per Student

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Each student grades 7–8 needs his or her own copy of the 64-page Weather and Water Student Journal which includes interactive activities, games, and worksheets the child will complete during the lessons. The parent-led lessons in the Course Book will direct the student regarding when to complete the Student Journal activities. The grades 7–8 journal also includes a student-directed Lesson Extension for each lesson. These allow your older students to dive deeper into the lesson concepts.

  • 64 pages
  • Full-color
  • Saddle stitched; three-hole punched; perforated; 8.5″x11″

Weather and Water Read-Aloud Book Pack

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Three full-color, interactive books included in the optional Weather and Water Read-Aloud Book Pack expand learning and provide a fun, engaging addition to your Weather and Water study.

Learn about tornadoes, downbursts, hurricanes, trade winds, and more with Sam and his grandfather’s letters that teach about different weather patterns without creating fear in Wild, Wild Wind by Shannen Yauger. (31 pages, full-color, 11″x8.5″)

Fascinated by the atmosphere, June Bacon-Bercey, a bright and motivated young woman who excelled in school chose to study meterology. What she didn’t expect was to not be welcome to study meterology. But undeterred, June became the first African-American woman to earn a degree in meterology. In Changing Weather—The Story of June Bacon-Bercey you’ll learn about this pioneer who blazed the trail for others to follow. (27 pages, full-color, 11″x7″)

On January 12, 1888, in a small Nebraska town, the school children are caught in a sudden blizzard. Follow along with Tommy and Carrie Carter and their teacher Miss Penny as they decide whether to stay in the schoolhouse and freeze or brave the storm on foot to find warmth and safety in The Schoolhouse Blizzard (32 pages, full-color, 11″x8.5″)

These books are all published by The Good and the Beautiful Library and are designed to appeal to children of many ages. Lessons will prompt students when to read these optional books, but they are not integrated with the lessons.

The Beauty of Weather by Elle Staples and Shannen Yauger

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The beauty of weather has captured the imaginations of artists throughout history. Through spectacular paintings artists have brought snowcapped mountains, tumultuous waves, windblown trees, and foggy mornings to life. Through awe-inspiring artwork and thought provoking questions, the beauty of our world’s incredible weather patterns comes alive in this remarkable collection of landscape paintings from artists around the world.

Written by Elle Staples and Shannen Yauger

61 pages, full-color, 10.75″x6.75″

This book is recommended to accompany our Weather and Water unit as extra reading for students in grades 7-8.

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The full-color Course Book guides the parent through each lesson in the Weather and Water science course. Hands-on activities, engaging videos, vocabulary words, beautiful illustrations and images, along with engaging information is found throughout the course. Once you gather any simple lesson supplies, the lessons are open-and-go. Just turn to a lesson and start reading and learning together! This course is taught family-style and only one Course Book is needed per family.

  • 98 pages
  • Full-color
  • 14 lessons
  • Wire bound; 8.5″x11″

Lesson 1: Introduction to Weather
Lesson 2: Weather, Climate, and Seasons
Lesson 3: Water and Our World
Lesson 4: The Atmosphere
Lesson 5: Air
Lesson 6: Wind
Lesson 7: The Water Cycle
Lesson 8: Clouds and Weather Fronts
Lesson 9: Rain and Rainbows
Lesson 10: Snow, Sleet, Hail, and Freezing Rain
Lesson 11: Thunder and Lightning
Lesson 12: Severe Weather: Tornadoes and Tropical Cyclones
Lesson 13: Weather Forecasting
Lesson 14: The Beauty and Power of Water

A Student Journal for each child is also needed to complete this course. Purchase above or click here for more details.

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