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Teaching NGSS in Kindergarten

 
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Beyond Weather and the Water Cycle

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Summary: This is the URL for the free online magazine, Beyond Weather and the Water Cycle. The magazine is written for elementary teachers, focuses on climate science, and promotes the integration of science and literacy instruction.

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Building the Foundations of Climate Literacy Presentation

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Summary: Prezi for the session.

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Collecting Weather Data

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G1-2WeatherPatternsandPredictions.pdf

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Grade 4 Talk Science Pathway

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Summary: Free profesional learning resources to assist teachers implement science discourse in their classroom. There is also a pathway for grade 5. These Pathways are used in conjunction with the curriculum the Inquiry project.

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Investigating Weather in Kindergarten

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Summary: Movie

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K-2 Energy.pdf

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Kinder Unit 3 - Weather and Climate.pdf

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Kindergarten weather video

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Language Frames for Argumentation in Science(1).pdf

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Making Thinking Visible.pdf

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Science in Kindergarten Ingrid Chafour and Karen Worth.pdf

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Science talk research into practice.pdf

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Science TalkFormaitve Assessment.pdf

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SCIgK-SunlightWarms.pdf

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Summary of Making Thinking Visible.doc

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Talk Science from the Inquiry Project.pdf

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Teaching NGSS in Elementary School - Kindergarten 9-17-2014

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Summary: Web Seminar Archive

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Teaching NGSS in Kindergarten 9-17-2014.pdf

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Summary: Web Seminar Presentation

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Weather Watchers

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Dress for the Weather

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Summary: “If someone were traveling to our area for the first time during this time of year, what would you tell them to bring to wear? Why?” This question was used to engage students in a guided-inquiry unit about how climate differs from weather. In this lesson,...

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Living in the Weather

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Summary: SciGuides are a collection of thematically aligned lesson plans, simulations, and web-based resources for teachers to use with their students centered on standards-aligned science concepts.

What is weather? Is climate different from weather?...

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Podcast: An Introduction to Earth's Climate: The Difference between Climate and Weather

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Summary: The Podcast: An Introduction to Earth's Climate: The Difference between Climate and Weather is a segment of the Web Seminar: An Introduction to Earth's Climate,...

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Podcast: NGSS Core Ideas: Earth’s Systems: Weather and Climate and Biogeology

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Summary: The Podcast: NGSS Core Ideas: Earth’s Systems: Weather and Climate and Biogeology is a segment of the web seminar: NGSS Core Ideas: Earth’s Systems, November 19,...

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Podcast: Teaching NGSS in Elementary School—Kindergarten

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Summary: The Podcast: Teaching NGSS in Elementary School—Kindergarten is a production of the entire web seminar: Teaching NGSS in Elementary School—Kindergarten,...

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Science Shorts: Organizing Weather Data

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Summary: Often in schools, children collect weather data as part of their morning meeting or calendar time. These common primary level activities lend themselves nicely to introducing the importance of organizing data. In this lesson, children and teacher work...

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The Early Years: The Wonders of Weather

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Summary: This column discusses resources and science topics related to students in grades preK to 2. This month’s issue discusses weather data collection.