BBC HomeExplore the BBC
This page has been archived and is no longer updated. Find out more about page archiving.

14 October 2014
Schools >> All subjects for ages 4 - 11 years What is weather
What is weatherWhat is weather

BBC Homepage
BBC Schools
BBC Teachers
Homepage
About weather
Weather and people
Parents

Contact Us

Worksheets

Worksheet 1: How the weather affects people
  • England KS2 Geography
    1b, c, e, 2a, c, f, 3a, d


  • Wales KS2 Geography
    1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.7, 1.8, 1.10, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3


  • Northern Ireland KS2 Geography:
    Geographical skills,
    Weather,
    IT


  • Scotland 5-14 Guidelines : Environmental Studies - People and Place
    Physical Environment
    Skills Strand
    Developing Informed Attitudes
    ICT
  • How does the weather affect people's life in a locality?
  • Children could consider whether or not they would like tom live in the locality and explain their decision, expressing and justifying an opinion

Worksheet 2: How the weather affects me!
  • England KS2 Geography
    1b, 3a, 4a


  • Wales KS2 Geography
    1.2, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3


  • Northern Ireland KS2 Geography
    Weather
    IT


  • Scotland 5-14 Guidelines: Environmental Studies - People and Place
    The Physical Environment
    Human-Physical Interactions
    Skills
    Developing Informed Attitudes
    ICT
  • We are said to be obsessed with the weather. How does the weather affect children in a day?
  • For homework children recall the day's weather and how it influenced the food they ate, the clothes they wore, the activites they enjoyed, their home (e.g. was the heating on?, were the windows open?)
  • This could be extended to a week's activities, one box for each day - What the weather was like; I was/played indoors/outdoors; What I could/couldn't do (because of the weather); Clothes I wore; Food (influenced by weather) ; Summary of the week's weather and its effect on me.

Worksheet 3: What's it like where you are?
  • England KS2 Geography
    1b, c, e, 2a, c, f, 3a, b, d

  • Wales
  • KS2 Geography
    1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.8, 1.10, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4

  • Northern Ireland KS2 Geography
    Geographical Skills
    Weather


  • Scotland 5-14 Guidelines : Environmental Studies - People and Place Physical Environment
    Skills Strand
    Developing Informed Attitudes
    ICT

  • How does the weather vary across the UK?
  • Children use weather forecasts to collect and compare data, for N,E,S,W or NE, SW, NW, SE (as appropriate for children or weather at the time)
  • What does this mean for people living in different parts of the UK?

Worksheet 4: Wish you were here?
  • England KS2 Geography
    1c, d 3a


  • Wales KS2 Geography
    1.3, 2.5, 2.1, 2.2


  • Northern Ireland KS2 Geography
    Weather
    IT


  • Scotland 5-14 Guidelines: Environmental Studies - People and Place
    The Physical Environment
    Skills Strand
    Developing Informed Attitudes
    ICT

  • The weather affects what people wear and do, the types of buildings they live in, the landscape and vegetation of a locality.
  • Children look at photographs from around the world for clues about the weather.
Site Overview  |  Online Lesson Plan  |  Offline Lesson Plan
Printable Worksheets  |  Extension Work  |  Useful Links
What is weather


About the BBC | Help | Terms of Use | Privacy & Cookies Policy