Lesson Plan

Tour the World: Climates

Students will explore varying climates around the world in the form of a virtual tour! Using a jigsaw format, this lesson prompts students to investigate multiple levels of a region’s climate.
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to obtain information to describe various climates around the world. Students will be able to combine information to compare and contrast various climates around the world. Students will be able to record information from climate maps and report the results.

Introduction

(5 minutes)
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  • Review the main types of weather with the students, including precipitation, such as rain, snow, sleet, and hail, and various types of storms, such as tornadoes and hurricanes.
  • Tell the students that they will be learning more about climates, or the weather in a specific area over time.