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Correlation of Sky Watchers to the Nova Scotia Science Curriculum Draft – Grade 5 Earth and Space Science: Weather
An X indicates that the chapter provides teacher information and/or student activities to support the teaching of the specific curriculum outcome.
|Measuring and Describing Weather||1||2||3||4||5||6||7||Supplement 1|
|identify and use weather-related folklore to predict weather (105-2)||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X|
|using correct names of weather instruments, construct and use instruments to record temperature, wind speed, wind direction, and precipitation (104 7, 204 8, 205 4, 205 10, 205 7, 300 13)||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X|
|identify, classify, and compare clouds (104 4, 206 1)||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X|
|using a variety of sources, gather information to describe the key features of weather systems and identify weather related technological innovations and products that have been developed by cultures in response to weather conditions (107 14, 205 8, 302 11)||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X|
|Sun’s Energy Reaching the Earth||1||2||3||4||5||6||7||Supplement 1|
|relate the transfer of energy from the sun to weather and discuss the sun's impact on soil and water (206 5, 303 21)||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X|
|Properties of Air||1||2||3||4||5||6||7||Supplement 1|
|describe situations demonstrating that air takes up space, has mass, and expands when heated (300 14)||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X|
|Movement of Air and Water||1||2||3||4||5||6||7||Supplement 1|
|relate the constant circulation of water on Earth to processes of evaporation, condensation, and precipitation (301 13)||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X|
|Environmental Issues||1||2||3||4||5||6||7||Supplement 1|
|identify examples of weather phenomena that are currently being studied (105 1)||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X|
|describe how studies of the depletion of the ozone layer, global warming, and the increase in acid rain have led to new innovations and stricter regulations on emissions from cars, factories, and other polluting technologies (106 4)||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X|
This curriculum correlation was conducted by Curriculum Services Canada CSC, the Pan-Canadian standards agency for quality assurance in learning products and programs.
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