Lesson plan

Weather and Seasons

Model/discuss why we get seasons. Activities on weather. Model seasonal Indigenous food gathering.
Science content
Earth/Space: Weather, Seasons, Climate Change (K, 1, 4, 7)
Earth/Space: Indigenous People’s Traditions around Sky, Land and Seasons (K-7)

Materials in the activities


Lesson on Seasons and seasonal Indigenous food harvesting (good for Ks):
Measure temperature using coloured sheets and wind at two stations.
Discuss how the weather changes with the season.
Discuss how Indigenous harvesting methods change with the season, and model clam baskets.

Lesson on Weather for grade 1s:
Model why we get seasons.
Set up frost.
Two stations to measure temperature and wind.
">Lightening model.

Grades taught
Gr K
Gr 1