Storm Chasing Virtual Field Trip
⭐️Let’s all take a field trip! In this Virtual Field Trip, students learn all about storm chasing. This virtual field trip contains embedded videos, Google Earth, images, and more. Students read about different weather phenomena and see firsthand experiences from real-life storm chasers to learn about storms, weather, and the people who research them.
⭐️This resource integrates a variety of skills. Students complete reading and writing assignments along with watching videos and completing activities like comparing and contrasting storm types. Incorporates key reading comprehension, writing, multimedia, science, and other skills.
ESS2.D: Weather and Climate: Scientists record patterns of the weather across different times and areas so that they can make predictions about what kind of weather might happen next. (3-ESS2-1)
*Please note: This resource includes YouTube videos, so ensure you and your students have access to YouTube before purchasing. Although great care has been taken to ensure all content is appropriate for the stated grade levels, each classroom is unique and it is recommended that teachers review all content prior to use. This resource uses links to third party content that may be changed or removed by the content owner. Links are reviewed regularly; however, if you find a broken link, please let me know so I can update the resource accordingly.
✏️Google Slides Format – This interactive format is perfect for distance learning. Slides are interactive and can be used as a fun and engaging exercise within the classroom or remotely.
✏️Virtual Video Tours – Video tours of that take students inside the action.
✏️Reading Comprehension – Integrates key reading skills like compare & contrast, multimedia, multiple sources, and more.
✏️Writing & Science – Virtual field trip helps students understand more about the world around them and uses writing prompts to explore their reactions and ideas.
- Tornado Patterns
- Hurricane Patterns
- Compare & Contrast: Tornadoes & Hurricanes
- What Is A Storm Chaser?
- “All About Storm Chasers”
- “A Typical Chase”
- Life of a Storm Chaser
- Describing Storm Chasers
- Live Storm Chasing
- Write a Journal Entry
*Answer Key Included
This resource is suitable for the following grade levels:
- 2nd & 3rd Grade: With teacher modeling, whole class, or small groups.
- 4th & 5th Grade: Independent for on-level students.
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