Google: Data handling: Investigating weather

Researching and storing data using spreadsheets; designing  a weather station which gathers and records data; learning how weather forecasts are made and using green screen technology to present a weather forecast

Choose your lesson

Lesson 1: What’s the weather?

Children explore the weather around the world, recording the data into a spreadsheet and sorting it

Lesson 2: Weather stations

In this lesson, children design a weather station which gathers and records sensor data, explaining how it works and the units of measurement it would use

Lesson 3: Extreme weather

In this lesson, children design an automated machine which uses selection to respond to sensor data

Lesson 4: Satellites and forecasts

In this lesson, children learn how weather forecasts are made and use search engines to find data and then record the information in a spreadsheet

Lesson 5: Presenting forecasts

In this lesson, children use green screen technology and present a weather forecast video

Assess your pupils

Assessment quiz and Knowledge catcher. These can be used at the start of the unit to access where pupils are in their learning as well as the end of the unit to assess progress. Go to assessment resources