• Temperature


    1.  BrainPop Jr. -  Temperature                      
             brainpop temperature         


    2.  Weather:  Reading a Thermometer 

    (Remember what we learned about NOT putting our real names on the Internet.  Use a silly name for this activity.)

    weather and temperature



    1. Interactive Thermometer

    2. Weather Surprise with Sid the Science Guy
    sid science temperature   




    Draw a picture of WEATHER.  Be sure to give your picture a title!

    abcya paint      abcya animate







    Key Content Vocabulary:

    • Autumn (fall) – the season of the year occurring between summer and winter, characterized by cooling temperatures and leaves changing color and falling
    • Calm – a little windy
    • Clear – when the sky has no clouds
    • Cloud – a mass of water droplets or ice crystals that have clumped together (condensed) in the atmosphere
    • Icy – covered with ice
    • Meteorologist – a scientist who studies and predicts the weather
    • Predict – to say that something will happen in the future
    • Rain  – liquid precipitation in the form of water drops that falls from clouds
    • Rain gauge – a tool for collecting and measuring the amount of precipitation that falls
    • Rainy – a period of time, or an area, having rainfall
    • Season – one of the four periods of the year - spring, summer, autumn (fall), and winter; each season has different average temperatures, weather conditions, and lengths of daylight
    • Spring – the season of the year occurring between winter and summer, during which the weather becomes warmer and plants revive
    • Summer – the season of the year occurring between spring and fall; characterized by having the warmest temperatures of the year
    • Sunny – bright with sunlight
    • Temperature – a way of measuring how hot or cold something is; temperature is measured using either the Fahrenheit (F) or Celsius (C) scale
    • Thermometer – a tool that measures temperature
    • Weather – the condition of the atmosphere at a place for a short period of time, including humidity, cloud cover, temperature, wind, and precipitation
    • Wind – moving air
    • Windsock – a light, flexible cylinder or cone mounted on a mast to show the direction and strength of the wind; often found at airfields
    • Windy – a lot of wind
    • Winter – the season of the year occurring between autumn and spring; characterized as having the coldest temperatures of the year    




    1st Grade Science TEKS

    1.8A Record weather information, including relative temperature, such as hot or cold, clear or cloudy, calm or windy, and rainy or icy.

    1.8B Observe and record changes in the appearance of objects in the sky such as clouds

    1.8C Identify characteristics of the seasons of the year

    1.8D Demonstrate that air is all around us and observe that wind is moving air.