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The Restless Air Mini-Lesson

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Wind

Use the slideshow, teacher resources, and student worksheets in this science mini-lesson to give students a general overview of wind as an important property of weather. This mini-lesson can be taught as part of 1 or 2 45-minute class periods. The activities and exercises can be completed in class or given as take-home assignments. The lesson content is accessible and approachable for both science teachers and generalists, and includes background material for brush-up or pre-lecture preparation.

Grades
4
5
6

Use this mini-lesson to introduce students to the importance wind has on weather. 

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Eyewitness: Weather

Brian Cosgrove

Discover the world's weather—from heat waves and droughts to blizzards and floods—through spectacular photographs and facts.

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