Tuesday, December 3, 2013

5th Grade-Week 6 Weather vs Climate in California

6th Lab Week
Concept: Weather vs Climate in California

Objective: Students will be conducting a video conference with a Park Ranger from Baldwin Hills State Park to discuss the weather and climate of Los Angeles.

Homework: Weather worksheet

Study for Weather Quiz next week!

air mass

Questions of the Week: 
•How does the Pacific Ocean effect the climate of California?
•What are the main sources of fresh water?
•Where is most of the water found on Earth?
•How is most of the fresh water used in California?
•How can a water molecule be recycled through the Water Cycle?

CA State Science Standards
4a. Students know the influence that the ocean has on the weather and the role that the water cycle plays in weather patterns.