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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.

Correlation of Sky Watchers to the British Columbia Science Curriculum – Grade 4 Earth and Space Science
Concepts, and Processes and SkillsChapter
 1234567Supplement 1
Prescribed Learning Outcome
measure weather in terms of temperature, precipitation, cloud cover, wind speed and directionXXX   X 
analyse impacts of weather on living and non-living things   XX  X
Key Element
Vocabulary
temperature, wind speed, wind direction, water cycle, cloud, evaporation, condensation, precipitation, erosion, barometer, anemometer, thermometer, rain gauge, weather vaneXXX   X 
Knowledge
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 XX  X  
Weather conditions that can be observed and/or measured include temperature, wind speed, wind direction, precipitation, air pressure, and cloud formationsXXX   X 
Weather conditions affect living things (e.g., growth, behaviour, food, shelter)   XX   
Weather conditions (e.g., erosion) affect non-living things        
Skills and Attitudes
Observe weather conditions and record using graphs, tables, and chartsXXX   X 
Interpret data from recorded observationsX X   X 
Predict weather conditions      X 
Construct simple instruments XX     

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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