# Weather: How Does Air Warm Up?

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Resource ID#: 173540 Primary Type: Lesson Plan

### General Information

Subject(s): Science, Mathematics
Intended Audience: Educators
Suggested Technology: Computer for Presenter, Computers for Students, Sensors/Probeware
Instructional Time: 80 Minute(s)
Keywords: temperature, temperature graph, weather, weather observation, pressure, pressure graph, weather chart, sensors, LUX, light intensity, sunlight, sunlight intensity, Sun, Scratch, Scratch programming, Mantis, Mantis Climate Sensor, graph, graphing, scale, code, computer science, axis, x axis, y axis
Instructional Component Type(s):
Instructional Design Framework(s): Guided Inquiry (Level 3)

## Aligned Standards

This vetted resource aligns to concepts or skills in these benchmarks.

## 2 Lesson Plans

Weather: Water Vapor in Our Atmosphere

Learn about relative humidity: how to measure it, what causes it to change, and why it is an important component of our weather. This is lesson 2 in a fifth grade unit on weather and has two inquiry based experiments for students. The lesson uses weather sensors and connects computer science conceptsÂ within the lesson

Weather: What is Air Pressure?

What is air pressure? This set of experiments will explore the properties of air to determine how its behavior affects the weather.Â

Students will make conclusions about the properties of air based on the data they've recorded from their experiments.

This is lesson 1 for the air pressure component of a 5th grade unit on weather.Â The lesson uses weather sensors and connects computer science conceptsÂ within the lesson.

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## Lesson Plans

Weather: What is Air Pressure?:

What is air pressure? This set of experiments will explore the properties of air to determine how its behavior affects the weather.Â

Students will make conclusions about the properties of air based on the data they've recorded from their experiments.

This is lesson 1 for the air pressure component of a 5th grade unit on weather.Â The lesson uses weather sensors and connects computer science conceptsÂ within the lesson.

Type: Lesson Plan

Weather: Water Vapor in Our Atmosphere :

Learn about relative humidity: how to measure it, what causes it to change, and why it is an important component of our weather. This is lesson 2 in a fifth grade unit on weather and has two inquiry based experiments for students. The lesson uses weather sensors and connects computer science conceptsÂ within the lesson

Type: Lesson Plan