cloud worksheet to them
*Work on internet
*Explain that clouds are made when air rises and gets cold. Cold air cannot hold as much water. Tiny droplets of water clump together to make a cloud. Demonstrate and put on the board.
*Explain that next we will be going using the computers to find out about the different types of clouds
*After explaining hand out worksheets for the internet portion and break into groups.
*Show students that the link for the website on the worksheet is saved on the computer screen.
*If internet is not working properly be sure to have visuals of the different clouds and be ready to explain the different clouds to the students
* Choice theory when they use fun and enjoyment. They are having fun doing experiments and looking stuff up on the computer.
*High-Order thinking when they use analysis to interpret the information they find on the internet.
*Graphic organizers are used when the students look information up on the internet
*Discuss what they have learned.
*Pass out supplies for them to make their own clouds
*Fold paper: Demonstrate
*Label each box
*Use cotton balls to make clouds
*Once groups are done discuss what they have learned and discovered online to the whole class.
*Explain to students that they will be able to use their knowledge to make their own clouds.
*Pass out blue paper and cotton balls to each student.
*Have students fold the paper to make four squares. Demonstrate to the students.
*Have students label each box with the four types of clouds that they discovered in marker.
*Have them use the cotton balls and make them into the four types of clouds.
*Constructivism because they are building on to their knowledge by making the clouds
*Tactile/Kinesthetic because they are touching the cotton balls and making them into clouds.
*Freedom because they are free to make their own individual cloud for each. It won’t be the same as everyone else.
*Graphic Organizers are used when the students are given a format to follow and can see the example