Unit D: Weather and the Sky

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Leveled Independent Science Books

Extra Support

Time to Sleep
Summary: Readers compare and contrast the sleeping habits of animals.

On Level

Measuring Weather
Summary: Readers learn which instruments are used for measuring different types of weather.

Challenge

Clouds
Summary: Readers explore how different clouds form and sometimes result in rain.

PUPIL BIBLIOGRAPHY

CHAPTER 8

Sunshine Makes the Seasons
Readers learn how the Sun's light creates seasonal changes.
Down Comes the Rain
Readers look at the water cycle, learn how clouds form, and learn why rain and hail occur.
The Weather Watcher
Readers explore some of the tools meteorologists use to study the weather
Shapes in the Sky
Readers learn how different types of clouds form.

CHAPTER 9

The Moon
Readers explore the Moon's phases and how the Moon affects Earth
Stars
Readers learn facts about stars, including why stars are so bright.
Planets Around the Sun
Readers accompany a science writer on a tour of the solar system.
Sun
Readers explore the Sun, including how it impacts day and night