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In this lesson, students learn about the limitations of weather forecasting and how consumer-driven weather forecasting companies attempt to meet the demand for accurate, long-term weather forecasting. The students then act as meteorologists, researching the weather patterns occurring in specific regions of the world and developing their own weather forecasts. Objectives, a materials list, procedures, ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Lesson plan
Subject: Atmospheric science
 
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This site facilitates a classroom activity in which students create a hypothesis on cloud formation and then conduct online research to either validate or refute their initial hypothesis. The activity begins with a brief laboratory experiment that demonstrates cloud formation and asks students to generate a hypothesis on how clouds form. The activity then switches to students conducting Internet research. ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Atmospheric science
 
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This site was designed to provide explanations of some basic cloud forms and access to detailed pictures of representative examples of each type. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), General public
Resource type: Photograph, Video, Ref. material
Subject: Atmospheric science
 
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This site provides an explanation for cloud formation and seeks to correct myths or misconceptions about how clouds form. Water vapor, condensation, and evaporation are discussed in the context of dew-point temperature and saturation. Educators and anyone explaining cloud formation will find hints on how to present the correct information and avoid misinforming their audiences. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), General public
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Atmospheric science
 
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In the Clouds Photography specializes in photos of weather skyscapes taken by a photographer who is also an atmospheric scientist. Spectacular images of tornadoes, lightning, supercells, and other related severe weather are available, as are weather photos of a less severe nature;strange cloud forms and optical phenomenon such as rainbows, halos, and glories. Weather-related photos are a specialty ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), General public
Resource type: Photograph
Subject: Atmospheric science, Cryology
 
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This three-part module covers the major concepts of the chemistry of water, at a level appropriate for late primary and early intermediate learners. Key vocabulary words are defined using examples that are relevant to children's lives. Each part of the module contains an activity or experiment to reinforce the science content that was covered. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Tutorial, Illustration - scientific
Subject: Atmospheric science, Hydrology
 
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The Severe Storms Module is a combination of two elements. The first is the NOAA Severe Storms Spotters Guide. The second is a section recently added to discuss the efforts and results of modeling severe storms. The Severe Storms Spotters Guide contains supplemental instructional resources and a program designed to familiarize meteorologists and advanced severe storm spotters with the basic "building ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Tutorial
Subject: Atmospheric science, Natural hazards
 
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This is a lesson that enables the student to describe how hurricanes move and change appearance over time through the use of the pubic domain image processing software. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Computer activity, Case study, Imagery - remotely sensed
Subject: Atmospheric science, Technology
 
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This is an online activity book from the National Weather Service that teaches about hazardous weather. The site also includes links to kids sites for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency (NOAA). Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Atmospheric science, Natural hazards
 
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This is a multimedia interactive simulation that teaches students about emergency preparedness, disaster safety, and weather and storm science. In the simulation, students visit a Florida family and end up preparing for and riding out a hurricane which hits during the visit. Students can track the storm on a map, watch weather updates, prepare emergency supplies, and develop a disaster emergency plan. ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Computer activity, Illustration - scientific, Map, Video, Sound
Subject: Atmospheric science, Natural hazards
 
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