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2-week UNIT STUDY

Weather unit study by BookShark
weather unit study by bookshark

—free—
from
BookShark

designed for AGES 7-12

Are your kids fascinated with thunderstorms and tornadoes? Are they in awe of snowflakes and rainbows? Build on their interest with a 2-week unit study jam-packed with science and hands-on exploration centered on the various phenomena of weather.


  • Learn what causes weather and the four seasons. 
  • Create a plan for dealing with dangerous weather events. 
  • Experiment with evaporation, condensation, and atmospheric pressure so these concepts really stick!
  • Learn how to distinguish sleet from hail and the scientific names of cloud forms. 
  • Identify the regions where tornadoes are most common.
  • And so much more ...


You get a two-week (eight-day) unit study with daily reading assignments, 44 vocabulary words, dozens of discussion questions (and answers), 13 printable activity sheets, dictation passages, multiple hands-on activity suggestions, linked videos, creative writing assignments, art study, and more!

Weather Unit Study by BookShark

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It's easy to follow the unit study ...

1. Read the daily passages.

2. Do the written activities. 

3. Then enjoy the hands-on projects.

What Your Children Will Do, Using This Homeschool Resource

  • read, or have read to them, the book What Makes a Tornado Twist? And Other Questions About Weather and discuss it
  • study types of clouds and how to identify them
  • learn new science vocabulary
  • learn what meteorologists and climatologists do
  • enjoy and analyze art related to weather
  • do hands-on activities that illustrate the science concepts they are learning, including edible models! 
  • do mapping activities
  • learn how what causes big storms and how to stay safe in bad weather 
Weather unit study by BookShark

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What Makes a Tornado Twist?

And Other Questions About Weather

This free unit study is a small taste of the BookShark way of learning—reading great books and then talking about them.

It's based on the illustrated children's book What Makes a Tornado Twist? And Other Questions About Weather by Mary Kay Carson. While it is not included as part of the free offer, you can purchase a copy 
on the BookShark website. (Or check your public library for a copy.)

What Makes a Tornado Twist

PAPERBACK NOT INCLUDED

This free unit study is a small taste of the BookShark way of learning—reading great books and then talking about them. 

How Hot Is Lava? And Other Questions About Volcanoes

PAPERBACK NOT INCLUDED

It's based on the illustrated children's book How Hot Is Lava? And Other Questions About Volcanoes by Kelly Smith. While it is not included as part of the free offer, you can purchase a copy on the BookShark website. (Or check your public library for a copy.)

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