This webpage includes information about various patterns occurring in the sky. The patterns that can be studied in this lesson include clouds, day and night, moon phases, and weather and precipitation. Each topic has its own page to gain further information. Below is a list of helpful resources for teachers and other individuals looking to find resources on patterns in the sky. Enjoy exploring!
Science Concept Planner
Links to Useful Organizations:
- TES Primary Science-Day and Night Teaching Resources: This website provides videos, articles and activities for the difference between day and night and how it happens. https://www.tes.com/article.aspx?storyCode=6257966
- NASA: What are Clouds?: http://www.nasa.gov/audience/forstudents/5-8/features/what-are-clouds-58_prt.htm : This website give an overview on what clouds are, how they are formed and the other basic components of clouds.
- National Weather Service: http://www.weather.gov : This website gives in-depth details about all things weather. There is also an education page with resources for teachers.
National Science Teachers Association
- Access a variety of articles, book chapters, and professional development for this toolkit. (Click here)
Julia Crowcroft, Jenny Giltner, Katie Mahoney, Maura McKenna EDT 414- ECE Science