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Winter Storms DLESE Reviewed Collection
This site offers general background about winter storms as well as interactive activities to teach visitors about these storms. It also offers a teacher's guide to using this site and links to other weather-related pages. There are four main topics: All About Winter Storms, Interactive Weather Maker, Interactive Winter Storm Timeline, and Ask Our Winter Storm Expert. All About Winter Storms gives general background information an a glossary of weather terms. The Weather Maker offers students a chance to control the weather through a simulation in which they affect the weather by changing variables such as humidity, equatorward temperature, and polarward temperature. The Storm Timeline offers students a chance to move up and down the timeline to learn about past winter storms. In Ask the Expert, students can email their questions to a winter storm expert and have them answered. This section also gives a brief biography of the expert.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Intermediate (3-5)
  • Middle (6-8)
  • General public
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Computer activity
  • Visual:
    • Illustration - scientific
    • Photograph
  • Services:
    • Ask an expert
Subject:
  • Atmospheric science
  • Climatology
  • Natural hazards
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Trademark & Copyright 2003-1996 Scholastic Inc. All rights reserved.
DLESE Catalog ID: DWEL-000-000-000-154
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
http://www.scholastic.com/