Snowy Day

30 min.

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Grade Standards Subjects Topics
K K.E.3A.2. Science EARTH SCIENCE: EXPLORING WEATHER PATTERNS
K K.S.1A.8. Science SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING PRACTICES
K SA1. Science Science as Inquiry and Process: A student should understand and be able to apply the processes and applications of scientific inquiry. A student who meets the content standard should:
K [3] SC4.1. Science History and Nature of Science (SG1, SG2, SG3, SG4)
K [3] SA1.2. Science Science as Inquiry and Process (SA1, SA2, SA3)
K [3] SA2.1. Science Science as Inquiry and Process (SA1, SA2, SA3)
K K.S.1A.6. Science SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING PRACTICES
K K.S.1A.5. Science SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING PRACTICES
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Objective

Discuss ways humans adapt to weather.

Big Idea

Learn how humans organize to deal with weather conditions.

Discussion:

Tthe author depicts the snow plow with human qualities and a girl's name. Would you choose a different name?

There is a map of Geopollis in the book that includes a compass rose.

A compass rose, sometimes called a windrose, or Rose of the Winds, is a figure on a compass, map, nautical chart, or monument used to display the orientation of the cardinal directions: North, East, South, and West—and their intermediate points.

What are some of the vital services "Katy" helps during the Big Snow - heading out in all four directions??


--police
--post office
--railway station
--telephone company
--water department
--hospital
--fire department
--airport

Cities depend on many people working together everyday. The kids will work together to construct a giant snowflake.