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Interpret Data


K, 1st, 2nd


Science, Mathematics


30 minutes

Regional Focus



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Weather Journal and Graphing Activity

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Apr 21, 2024
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In this activity, students observe and record the weather, and then graph their findings.

Accompanying Teaching Materials
Teaching Tips
  • Various levels have been provided. Choose the version that best meets the needs of your students.
  • Data collection can be done during calendar time, at learning stations, or during Math each day.
  • Consider creating a class version of the data tool and graph to serve as an anchor chart for discussions about weather and data.
Scientist Notes

This task allows students to observe, record, describe, and interpret the local weather. The activity worksheets are properly referenced and organized and have successfully passed our scientific review process.


This resource addresses the listed standards. To fully meet standards, search for more related resources.

Supporting Standards

  • Science
    • ESS2: Earth's Systems
      • K-ESS2-1. Use and share observations of local weather conditions to describe patterns over time.
  • Mathematics
    • Data Literacy (K-5)
      • K.DL.A.1 Classify objects into given categories; count the numbers of objects in each category and sort the categories by count. (Clarification: Limit category counts to be less than or equal to 10)
      • 2.DL.B.4 Draw a picture graph and a bar graph (with single-unit scale) to represent a data set with up to four categories. Solve simple put-together, take-apart, and compare problems using information presented in a bar graph.
    • Data Literacy(K-5)
      • 1.DL.A.1 Organize, represent, and interpret data with up to three categories; ask and answer questions about the total number of data points, how many in each category, and how many more or less are in one category than in another.

Note On Standards:

This lesson is aligned to SubjectToClimate standards. Review the aligned standards directly in the lesson plan document and teacher slideshow.

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