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Correlation of Sky Watchers to the British Columbia Science Curriculum – Grade 4 Earth and Space Science
An X indicates that the chapter provides teacher information and/or student activities to support the teaching of the prescribed learning outcome or key element.
|Concepts, and Processes and Skills||Chapter|
|Prescribed Learning Outcome|
|measure weather in terms of temperature, precipitation, cloud cover, wind speed and direction||X||X||X||X|
|analyse impacts of weather on living and non-living things||X||X||X|
|temperature, wind speed, wind direction, water cycle, cloud, evaporation, condensation, precipitation, erosion, barometer, anemometer, thermometer, rain gauge, weather vane||X||X||X||X|
|The surface of the planet Earth is surrounded by a blanket of air called the atmosphere||X||X|
|Most of the Earth's surface is covered by water and circulates through the water cycle||X|
|The Earth's surface is heated by energy from the Sun||X||X||X|
|Weather conditions that can be observed and/or measured include temperature, wind speed, wind direction, precipitation, air pressure, and cloud formations||X||X||X||X|
|Weather conditions affect living things (e.g., growth, behaviour, food, shelter)||X||X|
|Weather conditions (e.g., erosion) affect non-living things|
|Skills and Attitudes|
|Observe weather conditions and record using graphs, tables, and charts||X||X||X||X|
|Interpret data from recorded observations||X||X||X|
|Predict weather conditions||X|
|Construct simple instruments||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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