Lesson 7 • Planning a picnic

Students apply their learning to predict what weather might occur during their picnic, and how they might modify their plans in response.

Any day outdoors

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Students will:

  • describe characteristics of weather such as cloud cover, temperature, wind and rain.
  • identify that weather changes.
  • identify clothes and activities that suit various weather conditions.
  • use a decision tree to identify the equipment that will be needed for a picnic.


Students will represent their understanding as they:

  • complete a picnic planner that is appropriate for predicted weather.
  • participate in and contribute to discussions, sharing information, experiences, and opinions.