Lesson 1: What’s the Weather?

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

Learning Objectives

  • Knowing what weather is and what can affect it

  • Appreciating the importance of data in weather forecasting

  • Searching the internet for weather data

  • Recording this data in a spreadsheet

Lesson plan

What's the weather?
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Presentation: What's the weather?


World map
Created by:
Richard Williams,  
Computing specialist
Richard is a Year 6 Teacher at St. Pancras Primary School. Richard’s passion for teaching was recognised when he received Suffolk’s ‘Raising The Bar’ award for Innovation 2016. With his class he made the world’s first guided VR:360 school tour…
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