K D8 - Seasons and Weather

Supporting Materials

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Fall

Crisp, colorful video footage illustrates the beautiful and fascinating features of the fall season. This video also takes a brief look into what causes the fall season. Concepts and terminology: autumn, foliage, seed dispersal, migration, hibernation, and harvest.

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Fletcher and the Falling Leaves

It is autumn and Fletcher is worried because his favorite tree is losing its leaves. He wants to help but when the last leaf falls, he feels he has let down a friend...until winter arrives and his tree is transformed. Narrated by Katherine Kellgren with music by John Jennings. Directed by Cha-...

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Fletcher and the Springtime Blossoms

Fletcher loves everything about spring, but then Fletcher see something he never expected to see in spring: snow! And it turns out that spring has another surprise in store for Fletcher - a warm and wondrous one. Narrated by Katherine Kellgren with music by John Jennings. Includes and interview...

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Our Seasons

A series of light-hearted haikus combines with clear, scientific prose to present an informed and appealing introduction to the seasons. The science is conveyed in a question-and-answer format, with each season answering a question about weather, the natural world, and the physical effects of...

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Season Puzzle

A layered puzzle exploring the changes in nature across the four seasons.

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Spring

This video explores the features of spring, focusing on the unique habits of plants, animals, and people during this season. Additional concepts and terminology: season, sunlight, warmth, hibernation, migration, revolution, axis, and equinox.

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Summer

Live-action, colorful footage illustrates the exciting, natural highlights of summer. Activities of plants and animals during the summer season are explored. Additional concepts and terminology include: growth, development, seeds, food storage, recreation, and solstice.

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The Story of Snow

How do snow crystals form? What shapes can they take? Are no two snow crystals alike? These questions and more are answered in this visually stunning exploration of the science of snow. Perfect for reading on winter days, the book features photos of real snow crystals in their beautiful...

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Winter

Snow-covered forests, animals foraging for food, and sports provide for an exciting glimpse into the wonders of the winter season. Concepts and terminology include: snow, ice, hibernation, winter sports, and winter solstice.

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