Use data tables to answer questions and make predictions about temperature and precipitation with this weather worksheet.
🌧️ Predicting the Weather Worksheet
Are your students learning how to predict changes in weather? Maybe they have been analyzing average temperatures, precipitation, cloud coverage, and other additional factors. Put their data analysis skills to the test with this predicting weather worksheet.
With this science worksheet, students will analyze different tables that display weather data. Students will answer questions about the recorded information and make predictions about future weather events and patterns.
An answer key is included with your download to make grading fast and easy!
Tips for Differentiation + Scaffolding
In addition to independent student work time, use this worksheet as an activity for:
- Guided science groups
- Lesson warm-up
- Lesson wrap-up
- Fast finishers
- Homework assignment
- Whole-class review (via smartboard)
If there are students who need an additional challenge, encourage them to research weather data from the past 7 days and create their own table. Students can then make predictions about future weather conditions.
For students who need a bit of support, consider completing this activity in a small group or 1-on-1 setting. Additionally, invite students to reference previous assignments, posters, or anchor charts to support them with the task.
🖨️ Easily Download & Print
Use the dropdown icon on the Download button to choose between the PDF or editable Google Slides version of this resource.
Because this resource includes an answer sheet, we recommend you print one copy of the entire file. Then, make photocopies of the blank worksheet for students to complete.
To save paper, we suggest printing this 2-page worksheet double-sided.
Turn this teaching resource into a sustainable activity by printing on cardstock and slipping it into a dry-erase sleeve. Students can record their answers with a whiteboard marker, then erase and reuse them.
Additionally, project the worksheet onto a screen and work through it as a class by having students record their answers in their notebooks.
This resource was created by Melissa McLaren, a teacher in Massachusetts and Teach Starter Collaborator. [Freelancer only—Delete if not applicable]
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