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Come Rain or Shine

How do we forecast the weather. Why do we get so many different types of weather? In this workshop, we go outdoors to learn more about our weather and if forecasting is as simple as it seems! Using  map  skills we will stop at different locations in Holyrood Park to make weather observations and measurements. Looking at temperature, wind speed and clouds, we will collect information to create a weather report. 

 

Sciences

Planet Earth - Processes of the Planet

By investigating how water can change from one form to another, I can relate my findings to everyday experiences.

SCN 0-05a/ SCN 1-10a

I can apply my knowledge of how water changes state to help me understand the processes involved in the water cycle in nature over time.

SCN 2-05a

 

Literacy and English

Listening and Talking—Tools for listening and talking

When I engage with others, I can respond in ways appropriate to my role, show that I value others’ contributions and use these to build on thinking.

LIT 2-02a

 

Finding and using information

I can select ideas and relevant information, organise these in an appropriate way for my purpose and use suitable vocabulary for my audience.

LIT 2-06a

 

Social Studies

People, place and environment

By using a range of instruments, I can measure and record the weather and can discuss how weather affects my life.

SOC 1-12a

By comparing my local area with a contrasting area outwith Britain, I can investigate the main features of weather and climate, discussing the impact on living things.

SOC 2-12a