This activity would be an engaging way for students to share their own ideas about weather. Together, the whole class would brainstorm common weather terms and put them on display for the rest of the seasonal weather unit.
Weather Teaching Activities Science and reading hands-on activities for students to learn about the different weather pattern. Has good activities for clouds and lightning and tornadoes all things you can relate to the curriculum.
Science -- Weather: Fill the cup with water. Put shaving cream on top for a cloud. Explain that when clouds get really heavy with water, it rains! Then put blue food coloring on top of the cloud, and watch it rain. Air and Weather unit