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Primary Junior Science & Technology Teacher Resources

Classroom and teacher resources for 1-6.

Daily & Seasonal Changes

Grade 1: Understanding Earth and Space Systems

Hands-On Kits

Daily and Seasonal Changes Science Kit.

Call Number: TBD

Covers the following:

Strand A: STEM Skills and Connections

Strand E: Daily and Seasonal Changes

In this kit, students will explore how daily and seasonal changes impact daily activities, and the weather, light and heat experienced through the year. Students will investigate the relationship between the Earth and Sun, including how the position of the Sun impacts daily and seasonal changes. Finally, this kit will teach students about cycles, and relate both the seasonal cycles and day and night cycles to daily and seasonal changes and responses. This kit provides materials for six activities. 

Lesson Plans

Daily and Seasonal  Weather:  Interactive Lesson. PBS Learning Media, 2020. Designed for Grades 3 to 5 so needs modification. Includes links to related lessons and video.

Daily and Seasonal Changes from

These sequential lessons include a brief summary of each day's lesson as well as any sheets, posters, and videos needed to teach it.

What's the Weather? from PBS LearningMedia

A lesson for students to understand that weather can change daily, weather patterns change over the seasons, and weather affects humans (i.e. how we dress for the day).

Online Video

The Pattern of the Moon's Changing Appearance (K-2) | PBS LearningMedia

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The video follows the moon's changing pattern over 30 days. Support material for teachers and students is included on the  PBS Learning site.

Weather | TVOKids

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"This video follows Bebe, Mo, and Gavin as they learn about the season from Environment Canada's senior climatologist. They talk about the tells of each season as well as the weather, what to wear, and what to expect to see."

Indigenous Connections

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