The Weather – A Modular Planetarium Program

Approximate Running Time: 15 minutes
Produced by: Audio Visual Imagineering
Release Date: September 2013
AVI’s newest interactive modular planetarium program covering the national science standards for weather – grades K-2.

Module One: Using the S enses to Observe Weather and Identifying Cloud Types – Module one will help connect children to the weather around them by encouraging them to use their senses to observe weather. It will also intro duce children to the basic cloud types and how they are associated with specific weather conditions. The idea of weather forecasting will be presented in this module as well.

Modu le Two: Describing and Measuring the Weather – This module will introduce children to the basic weather terms that are used to describe weather conditions. It will also help children identi fy the appropriate instruments that are used for studying and measuring weather.

Module Three: Identifying the Basic Features of the Water Cycle – The final module will present the major steps of the water cycle. To help with this concept, children will follow a drop of water through the entire water cycle.