Weather Study Guide: Form 3-4 (grades 7-9)

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Living Science Study Guides
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In this middle school study guide, students will learn about the atmosphere and how processes in the atmosphere determine the weather and climate. The following items are included:

  • Reading assignments
  • Activities based on the reading
  • Recommended supplemental books, videos, and articles
  • Notebooking prompts
  • Discussion prompts
  • Suggested biographies for a student who takes a particular interest in this topic
  • Links to current events
  • Supply list and printable resources
  • Exam questions

Spine Text:

This study guide accompanies the living book Look at the Sky and Tell the Weather by Eric Sloane (Dover, 2004).

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  • 89 pages, 14 chapters
  • Reading Level: 7 grade and up
  • Prerequisites: none


This study guide includes 33 lessons, each requiring approximately 30-40 minutes. You can either schedule it:

  • Three times a week for 11 weeks allowing for exams during the 12th week, or
  • Once a week for an entire year, allowing time for exams at the end of each term, and including other science subjects on the other days of the week.

Sample Lessons:

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