4.6 The student will investigate and understand how weather conditions and phenomena occur and can be predicted. Key concepts include
a) weather phenomena;
b) weather measurements and meteorological tools; and
c) use of weather measurements and weather phenomena to make weather predictions.
Since Hurricane Florence has been the talk of the East Coast this past week, I realized that weather was definitely something I learned in elementary school. This past weekend we got lucky when the hurricane turned directions and only left us with a little rain. I think since it’s something that’s a big deal and fresh in their minds, different types of weather and why they happen would be an interesting thing to start talking about.