Meteorology for Kids: Teacher's Guide

A complete 8-week guided curriculum

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This course is perfect for 3-8th grade educators that are looking for instruction guides about the weather. This unit on Meteorology will help kids understand what causes the BANG and rolling growls of thunder and the CRACK of Lightning. Help them identify when a storm may not be eminent through discovering what conditions must be present for a strong storm to develop. Want some help teaching it? Get the bundled curriculum which includes the Meteorology for Kids Course and the Teacher's Guide companion course.

Subject areas practiced:

Language arts

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Your Instructor

Shawna Ebbeson
Shawna Ebbeson

Shawna is passionate about high-quality education. She has over 30 years experience in child care, including private, in-home family child care, as well as licensed center experience. She is the president of Walden University Cyberspace Chapter, the only online chapter for Phi Delta Kappa International. Phi Delta Kappa International is a Professional association of educators.

Shawna holds a

•BS in organizational communication from Kaplan University

•MS in early childhood studies from Walden University

•Graduate certificates from Walden University in Teaching Adults in the Early Childhood Field

•Ed.D. doctoral Candidate

•Graduate coursework in management and leadership, marketing, and digital communication

She is an experienced entrepreneur, launching her first odd jobs business at the age of 9. She has launched several successful home-based businesses, including a long-running pet sitting business and in-home family learning program, an education consulting service. She is the administrative director for her husband's senior living music ministry that is celebrating it's 9th anniversary.

Shawna is a homeschool educator, experienced in all subject matters from birth through 9th grades. She has created her own curriculum for early and middle childhood to best accommodate a child-centered learning experience for her students. She now uses these experiences to empower families of young children and business professionals as an Early Childhood Consultant.

Course Curriculum

  Meteorology: An Overview of What it is and What it is not
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Frequently Asked Questions

What does this guide include?

This guide includes everything you will need to instruct the 8-week course, including complete instructions on how to prepare the activities for each section.

Are there any additional supplies required for activities?

This guide suggests two options for activities. One will require additional supplies that you will need to provide. The other option you can choose that will provide any additional items necessary to complete the objectives of the related activity.

Can I get both the teacher's guide and the kid's course?

Yes. We do offer both of these courses bundled at a discounted price. A link will be provided here once they are both available.

How are the Teacher's Guide and Kid's Course different?

Great question! The Teacher's Guide is for adults and educators who wish to instruct the course themselves. The Kid's Course curriculum provides videos to teach the concepts of the course for or with you. Monthly subscribers will also have the opportunity to schedule 8 weekly live video chats with Shawna Ebbeson, creator of this and several other academic courses for kids.

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