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Irina Cobbs

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Climate Zones - Why are some places always hot? (Mystery Science) NGSS

1. Click to start your activity. (Let your teacher display the video via Zoom or on the classroom whiteboard). If you are at home, click then click on "View Instructions" at the top. The video will open in the new tab. You will need to pause the video from time to time as you work on your Seesaw pages. 2. Color the map by following the video instructions from the lesson: Mystery Science - Why are some places always hot? - Your goal is to use blue, yellow and red color highlighter to color the "winter" and "summer" dots on your Climate Decoder. - Next, use blue, purple, orange, red (plus bonus - brown for desserts) highlighter to color in your climate zones of particular continents (Americas, Europe and Africa, Asia and Australia). 3. Submit your work by clicking . 4. Your teacher will chose your best map to take a screen shot of. After this activity your teacher will create Google Slides with a number of screenshots from the class to create a few whole maps of the World. You will reflect on those maps and share what you have noticed in class!

3rd Grade, 5th Grade, 4th Grade, Science
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This is an online adaptation of the activity from" Mystery Science" lesson - Why are some places always hot? (from the "Stormy Skies Unit") If your whole class or a part of your class are learning remotely, this activity is for you! Here is the lesson link: https://mysteryscience.com/weather/mystery-3/climate-geography-global-weather-patterns/98?r=151955818 The step-by-step activity guide link is posted for the students above. As a teacher you will chose a few best map pieces from random students to take a screen shot of. After this activity your will create Google Slides with a number of screenshots from the class. Your goal is to create a few whole Climate Maps of the World. You will display those whole maps in your next lesson. Your student will reflect on those maps and share what they are noticing! NGSS Science: 3-ESS2-2. Obtain and combine information to describe climates in different regions of the world.​