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Weather: What Forces Affect Our Weather?
This website provides an easy-to-understand look at our weather system. Topics covered include the atmosphere, the water cycle, storms, ice and snow, weather forecasting and Earth's changing climate. There are features on ozone depletion, global warming, El Nino and La Nina. An activity allows users to identify cloud formations associated with tornadoes, complete with photographs. There is also a wind chill calculator.
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
Type of resource:
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
  • Tools:
    • Calculation / Conversion
Subject:
  • Atmospheric science
  • Climatology
  • Hydrology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 1997-2002 Annenberg/CPB. All rights reserved.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-003-097
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: Annenberg/CPB
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