WA Benchmark 1-3 - Science
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WeatherBug Achieve lessons and tools enable Washington teachers to design lessons and activities using the interesting and relevant themes of weather as a window of opportunity to explore concepts in all subject areas. Live data engages student interest while tables, maps and graphs provide the foundation that connects the concepts and processes that enhance learning in all subject areas. WeatherBug Achieve aligns well with the Washington Essential Academic Learning Requirements in Math and Science and defines learning through observation, analysis and interpretation, problem solving, critical thinking and justification of conclusions and methodology. These key processes operate across WeatherBug Achieve in Math and Science to provide all classrooms through grade 4 with the tools to enhance learning and boost student achievement. The use of technology in the classroom has been shown to be beneficial to students at these levels. Benchmarks 1, 2, 3 – Science WeatherBug Achieve Standards Correlation Washington Essential Academic Learning Requirements WeatherBug Achieve Standards Correlation Washington Essential Academic Learning Requirements Benchmarks 1, 2, 3 – Science Benchmark 1 - Grade 4 Science The student understands and uses scientific concepts Lesson/Project Tools and principles Component 1.1 use properties to identify, describe, and The Polar Bear and Weather categorize substances, ...

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  WeatherBug Achieve lessons and tools enable Washington teachers to design lessons and activities using the interesting and relevant themes of weather as a window of opportunity to explore concepts in all subject areas. Live data engages student interest while tables, maps and graphs provide the foundation that connects the concepts and processes that enhance learning in all subject areas.  WeatherBug Achieve aligns well with the Washington Essential Academic Learning Requirements in Math and Science and defines learning through observation, analysis and interpretation, problem solving, critical thinking and justification of conclusions and methodology. These key processes operate across WeatherBug Achieve in Math and Science to provide all classrooms through grade 4 with the tools to enhance learning and boost student achievement. The use of technology in the classroom has been shown to be beneficial to students at these levels.    Benchmarks 1, 2, 3  Science WeatherBug Achieve Standards Correlation Washington Essential Academic Learning Requirements  
  
WeatherBug Achieve Standards Correlation Washington Essential Academic Learning Requirements Benchmarks 1, 2, 3 – Science
Benchmark 1 - Grade 4 Science The student understands and uses scientific concepts Lesson/Project Tools and principles Component 1.1  use properties to identify, describe, and The Polar Bear and Weather categorize substances, materials, and objects, and use characteristics to categorize living things   Life Science
The Polar Bear and Weather
Weather Observations, Weather Camera, Map Gallery  distinguish living organisms from nonliving objects, and The Polar Bear and Weather Weather Observations, use characteristics to sort common organisms into plant and Weather Camera, Map animal groups Gallery Component 1.2 recognize the components, structure, Dew Point, Effects of Cloud Cover on and organization of systems and the interconnections within Temperature, Our Senses and Weather, and among them  Precipitation, The Sun, The Water Cycle, Three General Cloud Types
 Systems
Effects of Cloud Cover on Temperature, The Weather Observations, Sun, The Water Cycle, Three General Cloud Weather Camera, Map Types Gallery  identify the parts of a system, how the parts go together, Effects of Cloud Cover on Temperature, The Weather Observations, and how they depend on each other Sun, The Water Cycle, Three General Cloud Weather Camera, Map Types Gallery  Physical Science Dew Point, Our Senses and Weather, Weather Observations, Precipitation, The Water Cycle Weather Camera, Map Gallery
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WeatherBug Achieve Standards Correlation Washington Essential Academic Learning Requirements Benchmarks 1, 2, 3 – Science
  know that matter can undergo changes of state such as evaporation, condensation, or freezing and thawing
 Earth/Space Science
 know that the earth is one of several planets that orbits the sun, and the moon orbits the earth
Component 1.3 understand how interactions within and among systems cause changes in matter and energy  
The Sun
The Sun
Dew Point, Our Senses and Weather, Weather Observations, Precipitation, The Water Cycle Weather Camera, Map Gallery Weather Observations, Weather Camera, Map Gallery Weather Observations, Weather Camera, Map Gallery Air Pressure - A Basic Introduction, Amy Goes on Vacation, Dan's Fun Summer, Dew Point, Effects of Cloud Cover on Tem erature, Flash Floods, Hurricane!, Our Senses and Weather, Preci itation, Rain Falls from the Sk , Sahara Desert, Seasons, Sim le Subtraction, Snow, Snow, Snow!, The Blizzard, The Meteorolo ist, The Polar Bear and Weather, The Sun, Three General Cloud T es, Tornado, Usin Historical Weather Data, Weather In a Picture, Weather S mbols and Ma s, What is a Thunderstorm?, Wind Chill, Windy Days
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  Earth/Space Science
WeatherBug Achieve Standards Correlation Washington Essential Academic Learning Requirements Benchmarks 1, 2, 3 – Science Air Pressure - A Basic Introduction, Amy Goes Weather Observations, on Vacation, Dan's Fun Summer, Dew Point, Weather Camera, Map Effects of Cloud Cover on Temperature, Flash Gallery Floods, Hurricane!, Our Senses and Weather, Precipitation, Rain Falls from the Sky, Sahara Desert, Seasons, Simple Subtraction, Snow, Snow, Snow!, The Blizzard, The Meteorologist, The Polar Bear and Weather, The Sun, Three General Cloud Types, Tornado, Using Historical Weather Data, Weather In a Picture, Weather Symbols and Maps, What is a Thunderstorm?, Wind Chill, Windy Days
Weather Observations, Weather Camera, Map Gallery
 identify processes that slowly change the surface of the Flash Floods earth such as erosion and weathering, and those that rapidly change the surface of the earth such as landslides, volcanic eruptions, and earthquakes  observe and measure weather indicators such as Air Pressure - A Basic Introduction, Amy Goes Weather Observations, temperature, wind direction and speed, and precipitation, on Vacation, Dan's Fun Summer, Dew Point, Weather Camera, Map noting changes and patterns of change from day to day and Flash Floods, Hurricane!, Our Senses and Gallery over the seasons Weather, Precipitation, Rain Falls from the Sky, Sahara Desert, Seasons, Simple Subtraction, Snow, Snow, Snow!, The Blizzard, The Meteorologist, The Polar Bear and Weather, The Sun, Three General Cloud Types, Tornado, Using Historical Weather Data, Weather In a Picture, Weather Symbols and Maps, What is a Thunderstorm?, Wind Chill, Windy Days
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WeatherBug Achieve Standards Correlation Washington Essential Academic Learning Requirements Benchmarks 1, 2, 3 – Science   observe and describe the patterns of movement of the Effects of Cloud Cover on Temperature, The sun and moon relative to each other and the earth, and relate Sun them to the earth’s rotation  Life Science Sahara Desert, The Polar Bear and Weather, Tornado
 describe how an organism’s behavior and ability to Sahara Desert, The Polar Bear and Weather survive is influenced by its environment, other life forms, and availability of food and/or other resources  know humans and other living things depend on the Sahara Desert, The Polar Bear and Weather, natural environment, and can cause changes in their Tornado environment that affect their ability to survive The student knows and a lies the skills and rocesses Lesson/Project of science and technology. Component 2.1  develop abilities necessary to do Using Historical Weather Data scientific inquiry   plan and conduct simple investigations, using appropriate Using Historical Weather Data tools, measures, and safety rules
 use data to construct reasonable explanations Using Historical Weather Data
 record and report observations, explanations, and Using Historical Weather Data conclusions using oral, written, and mathematical expression
The student understands the nature and contexts of Lesson/Project science and technology. Component 3.2  know that science and technology are Integer Skills, The Meteorologist human endeavors, interrelated to each other, to society, and to the workplace  
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Weather Observations, Weather Camera, Map Gallery Weather Observations, Weather Camera, Map Gallery
Weather Observations, Weather Camera, Map Gallery Weather Observations, Weather Camera, Map Gallery Tools
  Weather Observations, Weather Camera, Map Gallery Weather Observations, Weather Camera, Map Gallery Weather Observations, Weather Camera, Map Gallery Tools   
WeatherBug Achieve Standards Correlation Washington Essential Academic Learning Requirements Benchmarks 1, 2, 3 – Science
  recognize that people have invented tools for everyday life and for scientific investigations
 identify the knowledge and skills of science, mathematics, and technology used in common occupations
The Meteorologist
Integer Skills, The Meteorologist
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Weather Observations, Weather Camera, Map Gallery
Weather Observations, Weather Camera, Map Gallery
  
WeatherBug Achieve Standards Correlation Washington Essential Academic Learning Requirements Benchmarks 1, 2, 3 – Science
Benchmark 2 - Grade 7 Science The student understands and uses scientific conce ts Lesson/Project Tools and rinci les Com onent 1.1  use ro erties to identif , describe, and Fall Foliage categorize substances, materials, and objects, and use characteristics to categorize living things  
 Physical Science
Fall Foliage
 describe sound, water waves, and light, using wave Fall Foliage properties such as, wave length, reflection, refraction, transmission, absorption, scattering, and interference
Weather Observations, Weather Camera, Map Gallery
Weather Observations, Weather Camera, Map Gallery
Component 1.2  recognize the components, structure, Fall Foliage, Investigating Dew Point, Moisture and organization of systems and the interconnections within in the Air, Molecules on the Move, Relative and among them  Humidity, The Water Cycle
 Systems
Investigating Dew Point, Moisture in the Air, Weather Observations, Molecules on the Move, Relative Humidity, The Weather Camera, Map Water Cycle Gallery
 describe how the parts of a system interact and influence Investigating Dew Point, Moisture in the Air, Weather Observations, each other Molecules on the Move, Relative Humidity, The Weather Camera, Map Water Cycle Gallery
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  Physical Science
WeatherBug Achieve Standards Correlation Washington Essential Academic Learning Requirements Benchmarks 1, 2, 3 – Science Fall Foliage, Moisture in the Air, Molecules on Weather Observations, the Move, Relative Humidity Weather Camera, Map Gallery
 understand that energy is a property of substances and Fall Foliage, Moisture in the Air systems and comes in many forms, including stored energy, energy of motion, and heat energy such as heat, light, electrical, mechanical, sound, nuclear, and chemical
 determine factors that affect rate and amount of energy Fall Foliage, Molecules on the Move transfer; associate a decrease in one form of energy with an increase in another
 understand that all matter is made up of atoms, which Moisture in the Air, Molecules on the Move, may be combined in various kinds, ways, and numbers Relative Humidity
 understand physical and chemical changes at the particle Moisture in the Air, Molecules on the Move, level, and know that matter is conserved Relative Humidity
 Earth/Space Science
Moisture in the Air, Relative Humidity, The Water Cycle
 describe the components and relationships of the earth Moisture in the Air, Relative Humidity, The system, including the solid earth (crust, hot convecting Water Cycle mantle and dense metallic core), the hydrosphere (oceans, seas, lakes, rivers, and streams), and the atmosphere (a mixture of gases)
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Weather Observations, Weather Camera, Map Gallery
Weather Observations, Weather Camera, Map Gallery
Weather Observations, Weather Camera, Map Gallery
Weather Observations, Weather Camera, Map Gallery
Weather Observations, Weather Camera, Map Gallery
Weather Observations, Weather Camera, Map Gallery
  Life Science
WeatherBug Achieve Standards Correlation Washington Essential Academic Learning Requirements Benchmarks 1, 2, 3 – Science Fall Foliage
 know that specialized cells within multicellular organisms Fall Foliage form different kinds of tissues, organs, and organ systems to carry out life functions
Weather Observations, Weather Camera, Map Gallery
Weather Observations, Weather Camera, Map Gallery
Component 1.3  understand how interactions within and A Renewable Resource, El Nino, Fall Foliage, among systems cause changes in matter and energy  Geography and Effects on Weather, Molecules on the Move, Ocean Currents, Pressure, Seasonal Changes, Seasons and Light, Storms and Fronts, Summer Vacation, Sunrise/Sunset, The Water Cycle, The Wind, Weather Prediction, Weather Using Historical Data, Wind
 Physical Science
 know the factors that determine the strength of the various forces
 understand the effects of balanced and unbalanced forces on the motion of objects along a straight line
Molecules on the Move, The Wind
Molecules on the Move, The Wind
The Wind
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Weather Observations, Weather Camera, Map Gallery Weather Observations, Weather Camera, Map Gallery Weather Observations, Weather Camera, Map Gallery
  Earth/Space Science
WeatherBug Achieve Standards Correlation Washington Essential Academic Learning Requirements Benchmarks 1, 2, 3 – Science A Renewable Resource, El Nino, Fall Foliage, Weather Observations, Geography and Effects on Weather, Molecules Weather Camera, Map on the Move, Ocean Currents, Pressure, Gallery Seasonal Changes, Seasons and Light, Storms and Fronts, Summer Vacation, Sunrise/Sunset, The Water Cycle, The Wind, Weather Prediction, Weather Using Historical Data, Wind
 describe the processes of constructive and destructive A Renewable Resource Weather Observations, forces and how they continually change landforms on earth Weather Camera, Map Gallery  relate global atmospheric movement and the formation of A Renewable Resource, El Nino, Geography Weather Observations, ocean currents to weather and climate and Effects on Weather, Molecules on the Weather Camera, Map Move, Ocean Currents, Pressure, Seasonal Gallery Changes, Seasons and Light, Storms and Fronts, Summer Vacation, The Water Cycle, The Wind, Weather Prediction, Weather Using Historical Data, Wind
 describe how the regular and predictable motions of most El Nino, Fall Foliage, Seasonal Changes, Weather Observations, objects in the solar system account for such phenomena as Seasons and Light, Sunrise/Sunset, Weather Weather Camera, Map the day, year, phases of the moon, eclipses, seasons, and Prediction Gallery ocean tides  Life Science A Renewable Resource Weather Observations, Weather Camera, Map Gallery
 explain how organisms interact with their environment A Renewable Resource and with other organisms to acquire energy, cycle matter, influence behavior, and establish competitive or mutually beneficial relationships
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Weather Observations, Weather Camera, Map Gallery
WeatherBug Achieve Standards Correlation Washington Essential Academic Learning Requirements Benchmarks 1, 2, 3 – Science   explain how human societies’ use of natural resources A Renewable Resource affects quality of life and the health of ecosystems
The student knows and a lies the skills and rocesses Lesson/Project of science and technology. Com onent 2.1  develo abilities necessar to do Convertin Weather Parameters, Storms and scientific inquiry  Fronts  design, conduct, and evaluate scientific investigations, Converting Weather Parameters, Storms and using appropriate equipment, mathematics, and safety Fronts procedures
 use evidence from scientific investigations to think Storms and Fronts critically and logically to develop descriptions, explanations, and predictions
 communicate scientific procedures, investigations, and Storms and Fronts explanations orally, in writing, with computer-based technology, and in the language of mathematics
The student understands the nature and contexts of Lesson/Project science and technology. Component 3.2  know that science and technology are Weather Prediction human endeavors, interrelated to each other, to society, and to the workplace   know that science and technology have been developed, Weather Prediction used, and affected by many diverse individuals, cultures, and societies throughout human history  compare and contrast scientific inquiry and technological Weather Prediction design in terms of activities, results, and influence on individuals and society; know that science enables technology and vice versa
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Weather Observations, Weather Camera, Map Gallery
Tools
  Weather Observations, Weather Camera, Map Gallery
Weather Observations, Weather Camera, Map Gallery
Weather Observations, Weather Camera, Map Gallery
Tools   Weather Observations, Weather Camera, Map Gallery Weather Observations, Weather Camera, Map Gallery