34-Page FREE Weather Phenomena Vocabulary Copywork

September 22, 2020

Bonnie Rose Hudson

Bonnie Rose Hudson

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Weather is part of our everyday lives, but there are some types of weather that are rare, incredible, and even mysterious. Help your students learn about 30 of the world’s most fascinating weather phenomena with this FREE Weather Phenomena Vocabulary Copywork.

Free Weather Phenomena Vocabulary Copywork text with background image of a lightning storm

Your kids may have learned about tornadoes and lightning, but do they know about St. Elmo’s fire, sun dogs, snow rollers, and katabatic winds? This is the perfect time for them to learn with this FREE Weather Phenomena Vocabulary Copywork!

The unit begins with 30 key vocabulary words and definitions related to weather phenomena. They are followed by copywork pages where students can copy the definitions for each word. Each copywork page also includes a fun geometric-themed border that kids can color and use to create patterns if they wish.

It’s a fun way to work some handwriting into your science time (or vice versa)! This unit covers the following phenomena:

  • ball lightning
  • Belt of Venus
  • blood moon
  • Catatumbo lightning
  • fallstreak hole
  • fire rainbow
  • frostwork
  • dust devil
  • fire whirl
  • giant hailstones
  • green flash
  • katabatic wind
  • lenticular clouds
  • mammatus cloud
  • midnight sun
  • moonbow
  • Morning Glory clouds
  • noctilucent cloud
  • pyrocumulus cloud
  • sea smoke
  • snow roller
  • St. Elmo’s fire
  • sundogs
  • sun halo
  • sun pillar
  • supercell
  • virga
  • volcanic lightning
  • waterspout
  • white rainbow


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