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Activities and weather

Student activities

Task no. 1

Activities and weather

Collectively view Sources 2 to 9 as a class and use the questions below to guide discussion on each image. 

Observe
Describe the physical setting. (place)
What are the people wearing? (clothing)
What are the people doing? (activities)

Infer 
What is the weather? How do you know? (place, activities, clothing)
What other activities can you do in this type of weather?
What activities can’t you do in this type of weather?

Imagine you are there
What would you be wearing?
What would you be doing?

Collection 02: New housing estates, developments and activities, 2008-February 2013 / photographed by Geoff Ambler ,
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Collection 02: New housing estates, developments and activities, 2008-February 2013 / photographed by Geoff Ambler [Image view],
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New housing estates, developments and activities, 2008-February 2013 /,
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New housing estates, developments and activities, 2008-February 2013 ,
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Surfboard and surfoplane riders, ca. 1925-ca. 1950
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Dreary city scene in pouring rain, About 1932
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Eighteen footers running before the wind. "Arakoon" leading "Gloom", 1930s
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Off on their first trial run,
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Task no. 2

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Which activity for which weather

Using Sources 2 to 9, sort each activity into the most suitable weather column in the downloadable resource.

Discuss: Which activities can be done in a variety of weather? Which activities are the most weather specific? Which weather can you do most activities in?

Task no. 3

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Weather and me

In the downloadable resource, draw yourself doing an activity in each weather type. They also write or draw activities they can't do in each type of weather.  What would you wear for each type of weather?